Anticholinesterases and experimental envenomation by Naja.

  title={Anticholinesterases and experimental envenomation by Naja.},
  author={R{\'e}gis P Guieu and J P Rosso and Herv{\'e} Rochat},
  journal={Comparative biochemistry and physiology. Part C, Pharmacology, toxicology & endocrinology},
  volume={109 3},
Danger from snake bites, especially those of Elapidae, pose a public health problem in a large number of tropical and sub-tropical countries. Since the advent of serotherapy, the morality rate has decreased, but suitable sera are not always available, explaining the usefulness of developing symptomatic treatments. The present study is a test of the preventative and curative efficacy of anticholinesterases in the treatment of Naja haje haje venom envenomation. It is clearly shown that the early… CONTINUE READING

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