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Tiger snake (Notechis spp) envenoming: Australian Snakebite Project (ASP-13)

Geoffrey K Isbister, Nicholas A Buckley and Simon GA Brown
Med J Aust 2013; 198 (4): 194-195. || doi: 10.5694/mja12.11690
Published online: 4 March 2013

In reply: A low-volume, polyvalent antivenom for brown and tiger snake envenoming would make treatment simpler and safer.

  • Geoffrey K Isbister1,2
  • Nicholas A Buckley3,4
  • Simon GA Brown5

  • 1 Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW.
  • 2 Department of Clinical Toxicology and Pharmacology, Calvary Mater Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW.
  • 3 NSW Poisons Information Centre, Sydney Children’s Hospital Network, Sydney, NSW.
  • 4 Medical School, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW.
  • 5 Centre for Clinical Research in Emergency Medicine, Western Australian Institute for Medical Research, Perth, WA.

Correspondence: geoff.isbister@gmail.com

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