Crotalidae


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Crotalidae

[krō′tal·ə‚dē]
(vertebrate zoology)
A family of proglyphodont venomous snakes in the reptilian suborder Serpentes.
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Actualmente se encuentran disponibles dos productos comerciales con este tipo de sueros: uno contiene inmunoglobulinas completas de caballo (ACP: Antivenin Crotalidae Polyvalent) y otro (todavia en fase de estudio clinico), con inmunoglobulina fraccionada de oveja (ovine Fab antivenin: CroFab[R]).
Four vials of crotalidae polyvalent immune fab (ovine) antivenom were administered over one hour.
Such proteins may be of central relevance during the clinical course of accidental human envenomations by various snake species, particularly from the families Viperidae and Crotalidae, by inducing striking alterations in the coagulation system that might lead to fatal hemorrhages.
sirtalis (Linnaeus), common I garter snake Virginia valeriae Baird & Girard, S western earth snake Family Crotalidae (pit vipers) Agkistrodon controtrix S, WC (Linnaeus), northern copperhead A.
Despues de una cuidadosa busqueda tanto en la plastica como en las fuentes explica cuales fueron las consideradas sagradas, se destaca la familia Crotalidae y entre estas la de cascabel tropical llamada Tsab Can y Ahau Can en yucateco; ademas adquirieron relevancia las nauyacas del genero Bothrops, asi como el cantil de las Agkistrodoon.
The prairie rattlesnake belongs to the Crotalidae, has large fangs with which it delivers a deadly poison, and has a rattle on the end of the tail.
announced today that CroFab(TM) - Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab (Ovine) has marked its fifth season of use as the primary antivenom* for crotalid snakebites from snake species common to the United States.