Tityus fasciolatus envenomation induced cardio-respiratory alterations in rats.

@article{Pinto2010TityusFE,
  title={Tityus fasciolatus envenomation induced cardio-respiratory alterations in rats.},
  author={Magali Luci Pinto and L R Borboleta and Marcos Barrouin B Melo and C R Labarr{\'e}re and Mar{\'i}lia Martins Melo},
  journal={Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology},
  year={2010},
  volume={55 6},
  pages={1132-7}
}
The present study characterized envenomation in young rats by Tityus fasciolatus, an endemic scorpion to Central Brazilian and state of Minas Gerais. Electrocardiographic examinations were performed prior to treatment and every 5 min during the first 30 min after envenomation. The cardiac blood profile [creatine kinase, CK isoenzyme MB, lactate dehydrogenase, aspartate aminotransferase and troponina] together with macroscopic and microscopic alterations in the lungs and heart were evaluated… CONTINUE READING