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Antisnake venom in a neonate with snake bite.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  20431166     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
There is no report of the use of antisnake venom (ASV) in the neonatal age group in literature. We report a 27 days old female neonate who presented with neuroparalytic manifestations of snake bite and was treated successfully with ASV. A total of 50 vials (500 mL) of polyvalent antisnake venom were given as infusion in hourly aliquots of 50 mL, over 72 hours.
Geetanjali Jindal; Vidushi Mahajan; Veena R Parmar
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian pediatrics     Volume:  47     ISSN:  0974-7559     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian Pediatr     Publication Date:  2010 Apr 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2010-04-30     Completed Date:  2010-08-10     Revised Date:  2010-12-23    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2985062R     Medline TA:  Indian Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  349-50     Citation Subset:  IM    
Department of Pediatrics, Government Medical College, Sector 32, Chandigarh, India.
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MeSH Terms
Antivenins / administration & dosage*
Infant, Newborn
Snake Bites / drug therapy*
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Comment In:
Indian Pediatr. 2010 Sep;47(9):813; author reply 813-4   [PMID:  21048280 ]
Indian Pediatr. 2010 Sep;47(9):814; author reply 814   [PMID:  21048282 ]
Indian Pediatr. 2010 Nov 7;47(11):983; author reply 983   [PMID:  21149909 ]

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