Australian venomous jellyfish, envenomation syndromes, toxins and therapy.

  • James Tibballs
  • Published 2006 in
    Toxicon : official journal of the International…


The seas and oceans around Australia harbour numerous venomous jellyfish. Chironex fleckeri, the box jellyfish, is the most lethal causing rapid cardiorespiratory depression and although its venom has been characterised, its toxins remain to be identified. A moderately effective antivenom exists which is also partially effective against another chirodropid… (More)


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