Immunoglobulin G and F(ab')2 polyvalent antivenoms do not differ in their ability to neutralize hemorrhage, edema and myonecrosis induced by Bothrops asper (terciopelo) snake venom

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León Montero, Guillermo ; Rojas Céspedes, Gustavo ; Lomonte, Bruno ; Gutiérrez, José María (1997)
  • Related identifiers: doi: 10.1016/S0041-0101(97)00034-2
  • Subject: Antivenins | Crotalid Venoms | Immunoglobulin G | Edema | Snake venom | Bothrops | Neutralization Tests | Immunoglobulin Fab Fragments | Mice | Necrosis | Muscle, Skeletal | Animals | Hemorrhage
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The ability of whole immunoglobulin G (IgG) and F(ab')2 polyvalent (Crotalinae) antivenoms to neutralize the hemorrhagic, edema-forming and myotoxic activities of Bothrops asper venom was studied. Both antivenoms were adjusted to the same neutralizing potency against le... View more
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