Definition of antivenom
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And, after an hour and a half wait, Meg's doctor returned with antivenom, the usual treatment for venomous snakebites.
Milton Richards, 53, required 80 doses of antivenom after getting bit while trying to kill the snake in his backyard on June 18, KCBD-TV reported.
By the time Christie had the first of four treatments with antivenom, the swelling had spread to her shoulder.
The bite is usually lethal, unless antivenom can be given in time.
And that could be especially bad news in many of the rural places where the snakes live, because antivenom isn't widely available there.
Wire Photo AP In 1954, a bite from a krait, a deadly snake from Thailand, put Haast in an iron lung while Vaughn sourced antivenom from India.
Doctors decided to use Haast’s blood plasma as a repository for antivenom treatments and registered its availability with Poison Control.
Konkel rushed Gracie to Laguna Beach Animal Hospital, where veterinarians gave the dog antivenom, antibiotics and intravenous fluids.
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