Stonefish (Synanceia trachynis) Antivenom: In Vitro Efficacy and Clinical Use

@article{Church2003StonefishT,
  title={Stonefish (Synanceia trachynis) Antivenom: In Vitro Efficacy and Clinical Use},
  author={J. E. Church and W. Hodgson},
  journal={Journal of Toxicology: Toxin Reviews},
  year={2003},
  volume={22},
  pages={69 - 76}
}
  • J. E. Church, W. Hodgson
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Toxicology: Toxin Reviews
  • Certain species of fish have long been recognised as venomous. Although venomous fish do not represent a substantial source of human mortality, they are responsible for a number of envenomations each year that are serious enough to warrant clinical treatment. To the author's knowledge, the only fish antivenom still commercially available is the stonefish antivenom produced by CSL Ltd. in Australia. This antivenom consists of the purified F(ab)2 fragment of equine IgG antibodies raised against… CONTINUE READING
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