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Snake antivenom trial
  1. Fiona Bolton,
  2. Nicholas Casewell and
  3. Ibrahim Al-Abdulla
  1. MicroPharm,Station Road, Industrial Estate, Newcastle Emlyn, Carmarthenshire SA38 9BY
  1. e-mail: fiona.bolton{at}

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WE would like to invite veterinary practitioners to take part in a clinical trial of Europe's first dedicated veterinary snake antivenom, ViperaVet. This is directed against the venom of four medically important Vipera species found throughout western Europe, including the adder (Vipera berus), Britain's only native venomous snake.

Between September 1985 and December 2010 the Veterinary Poisons Information Service …

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