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Venom and Antivenom of the Redback Spider (Latrodectus hasseltii) in Japan. Part II. Experimental Production of Equine Antivenom against the Redback Spider.
- Biology, Medicine
- Japanese journal of infectious diseases
This is the first report on large-scale experimental production of an equine antivenom against the redback spider lived in Japan and the test lot had an antitoxin titer comparable to that of a similar drug commercially available overseas (a liquid preparation), and the other quality met all quality reference specifications. Expand
New Record of Two Species of Black Widow Spider in Mosul City (Iraq)
Two species of black widow spiders were recorded for the first time in Mosul city during the summer of 2012 and 2013. The spiders were the red back widow spider (Latrodectus hasselti ) and a southern… Expand
Leprosy transmission in the Kimberley , Western Australia : still a reality in 21 st-century Australia
Latrodectism: case report of a katipo spider (Latrodectus katipo) bite and review of the literature.
- The New Zealand medical journal
We describe the case of a 29-year-old man who was bitten on the leg by a katipo spider, a relative of the Australian redback and American black widow spiders, while camping in sand dunes at Mahanga… Expand
Venomous animals: clinical toxinology.
Medical treatment for venomous snakes is available only for a limited range of species, not for all dangerous species, is in short supply in some areas of highest need, and in many cases, is supported by historical precedent rather than modern controlled trials. Expand
Spider bite--the redback spider and its relatives.
- Australian family physician
The key presenting features of redback spider envenomation are described and treatment for bites by this spider and that of its close relatives, the cupboard spider are discussed. Expand
Antivenoms for the Treatment of Spider Envenomation
Antivenoms from the genus Latrodectus and Atrax appear to be effective in the treatment of envenomation by closely related Steatoda spiders (family Theridiidae) or the unrelated spider Missulena bradleyi (family Actinopodidae), respectively. Expand
Breast self‐examination: be alert but not alarmed?
- The Medical journal of Australia
IN OTHER JOURNALS . . . 449 THE PEOPLE’S RESEARCH PROJECT Each year Australians invest more than half a billion dollars in health and medical research, and it seems even this is not enough! A recent… Expand