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Comparative study of the edema-forming activity of Costa Rican snake venoms and its neutralization by a polyvalent antivenom
The edema-forming activity of eight Costa Rican crotaline snake venoms and its neutralization by a polyvalent antivenom were studied using the mouse footpad test. All of the venoms induced edema, the highest activity being ...
Estudio comparativo de los venenos de serpiente Cascabel (Crotalus durissus durissus) de ejemplares adultos y recien nacidos
Comparative study of venoms of newborn and adult rattlesnakes (Crotalus durissus durissus)
Venoms from adult and newborn Central American rattlesnakes (Crotalus durissus durissus) were compared for lethal, proteolytic, hemorrhagic, myonecrotic, edematigenous and in vitro hemolytic activities. Electrophoretic and ...
Neutralization of proteolytic and hemorrhagic activities of Costa Rican snake venoms by a polyvalent antivenom
The polyvalent antivenom produced at the Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Costa Rica, was tested for its capacity to neutralize proteolytic and hemorrhagic activities of ten Costa Rican crotaline venoms. In experiments with ...