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Preclinical Evaluation of Caprylic Acid-Fractionated IgG Antivenom for the Treatment of Taipan (Oxyuranus scutellatus) Envenoming in Papua New Guinea

  • Mariángela Vargas,

    Affiliation: Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiología, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

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  • Alvaro Segura,

    Affiliation: Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiología, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

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  • María Herrera,

    Affiliation: Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiología, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

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  • Mauren Villalta,

    Affiliation: Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiología, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

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  • Ricardo Estrada,

    Affiliation: Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiología, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

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  • Maykel Cerdas,

    Affiliation: Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiología, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

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  • Owen Paiva,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

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  • Teatulohi Matainaho,

    Affiliation: School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea

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  • Simon D. Jensen,

    Affiliations: School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Australian Venom Research Unit, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia

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  • Kenneth D. Winkel,

    Affiliation: Australian Venom Research Unit, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia

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  • Guillermo León,

    Affiliation: Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiología, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

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  • José María Gutiérrez mail,

    jose.gutierrez@ucr.ac.cr

    Affiliation: Instituto Clodomiro Picado, Facultad de Microbiología, Universidad de Costa Rica, San José, Costa Rica

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  • David J. Williams

    Affiliations: School of Medicine and Health Sciences, University of Papua New Guinea, Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, Australian Venom Research Unit, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia, Nossal Institute for Global Health, University of Melbourne, Parkville, Australia

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  • Published: May 17, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001144

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