antivenom


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

antivenom

(ˌæntɪˈvɛnəm)
n
a serum which acts against the effects of venom
Mentioned in ?
References in periodicals archive ?
Scorpion sting is generally mild in the patient and antivenom requirement is determined as 8% (2, 4).
M2 PRESSWIRE-August 19, 2019-: Antivenom Market Size, Share, Trend & Analysis By Key Players, Types, Regions, Applications and Market Size Report 2019 - 2023; By Radiant Insights, Inc
In other words, the victim has to be brought to the hospital as soon as possible so that antivenom and emergency medical care can be administered.
Although Taiwan cobras are highly venomous, some hospitals in Taiwan stock antivenom and deaths from cobra bites in Taiwan have become rare.
The organization hopes to better equip local communities with training and snakebite antivenom, with the goal of halving the number of global deaths each year due to snakebites.
We used the key word 'snake' to search the emergency department (ED) diagnosis of all patients and then used antivenom management codes to select patients for inclusion.
Villagers alleged the boy could have been saved, had antivenom been available at Tehsil Headquarters Hospital Murree where he was shifted soon after the incident.
"The ministry has two approved brands of snake antivenom both produced using venom harvested from African snakes," Kariuki said.
(7) A long-lasting demyelinating polyneuropathy following a scorpion sting was reported at Sultan Qaboos University Hospital (SQUH) despite antivenom treatment.
At the 2018 World Beer Awards it won best pale ale for Urban Assault, best gluten free beer for Exile and best IPA for its Antivenom beer.
Furthermore,Airport Security Force (ASF) officials said that the trauma centre located within the facility does not have antivenom or medicines to treat animal/reptilian bites.