Body distribution of Tityus serrulatus scorpion venom in mice and effects of scorpion antivenom.

@article{Revelo1996BodyDO,
  title={Body distribution of Tityus serrulatus scorpion venom in mice and effects of scorpion antivenom.},
  author={M P Revelo and Eduardo Alves Bambirra and Aparecido Pimentel Ferreira and Carlos A. R. Diniz and Carlos Ch{\'a}vez-Ol{\'o}rtegui},
  journal={Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology},
  year={1996},
  volume={34 10},
  pages={1119-25}
}
In the present study we report the distribution of Tityus serrulatus scorpion venom in serum and various tissues of CFI mice and the efficacy of antivenom in reducing venom concentration. The animals were injected s.c. with 10 micrograms of scorpion venom, divided into groups of four animals and killed at different times from 15 min to 24 hr. Blood samples and samples of different tissues (heart, lung, liver, kidney, spleen, brain and injection site) were collected. Maximum venom levels… CONTINUE READING

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