The resistance of three species of warm-blooded animals to Western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) venom.

@article{Prez1979TheRO,
  title={The resistance of three species of warm-blooded animals to Western diamondback rattlesnake (Crotalus atrox) venom.},
  author={John C. P{\'e}rez and Sathit Pichyangkul and Ver{\'o}nica Edith Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology},
  year={1979},
  volume={17 6},
  pages={
          601-7
        }
}
The resistance of Sigmodon hispidus (hispid cotton rat), Neotoma micropus (gray woodrat), and Didelphis virginiana (opossum) to Crotalus atrox (Western diamondback rattlesnake) venom was studied by means of antihemorrhagic assay, hemorrhagic assay, mouse protection test and determination of the ld50. The antihemorrhagic activity of serum and tissue extract was measured in the back of rabbits. In all three animals there was very little antihemorrhagic activity associated with tissue extract… CONTINUE READING

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