Cross reactivity of mono- and polyvalent antivenoms with Viperidae and Crotalidae snake venoms.

@article{Kornalk1989CrossRO,
  title={Cross reactivity of mono- and polyvalent antivenoms with Viperidae and Crotalidae snake venoms.},
  author={F. Kornal{\'i}k and Eva T{\'a}borsk{\'a}},
  journal={Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology},
  year={1989},
  volume={27 10},
  pages={1135-42}
}
The lethal, local and defibrinating effects of two African Viperidae and four Crotalidae were assayed. Two commercial antivenoms (Behringwerke Nord Africa and Wyeth anticrotalic) and gamma-globulins from hyperimmune rabbit serum were tested for their ability to neutralize the toxic effects of the venoms. Cross neutralization of the lethal effect… CONTINUE READING