Antivenin remains effective against African Viperidae bites despite a delayed treatment.

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BACKGROUND Viperidae bites represent a public health issue in Africa and are responsible for a hemorrhagic syndrome with fatal outcome in the short term. A research on Medline database does not reveal any data definitively demonstrating the efficiency of antivenom in case of delayed administration. The aim of this study, based on a 12-year survey of… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.ajem.2009.08.022

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@article{Larrch2011AntiveninRE, title={Antivenin remains effective against African Viperidae bites despite a delayed treatment.}, author={S{\'e}bastien Larr{\'e}ch{\'e} and Georges Mion and Aur{\'e}lie Mayet and Catherine Verret and Marc Puidupin and Alain Benois and Fabrice Petitjeans and Nicolas Libert and Max Goyffon}, journal={The American journal of emergency medicine}, year={2011}, volume={29 2}, pages={155-61} }