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Title: Production and assessment of antivenoms for Crotalus Durissus Terrificus envenomation
Author: Al-Abdulla, Ibrahim Humadi
Awarding Body: Queen Mary, University of London
Current Institution: Queen Mary, University of London
Date of Award: 1991
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Antivenoms, produced by immunising animals with appropriate snake venom or venoms, are the only available specific treatment for snake envenomation. In this thesis monospecific ovine antivenoms were raised against venom fron the South American rattlesnake, Crotalus durissus terrificus, using a novel immunisation procedure (in respect of antivenon production) whereby small doses of venom were given at monthly intervals.
Supervisor: Not available Sponsor: Not available
Qualification Name: Thesis (Ph.D.) Qualification Level: Doctoral
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