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Do all known snakebite toxins have a comparable antidote?

Question #148586. Asked by triviadude289.
Last updated Jul 29 2021.
Originally posted Jul 28 2021 12:04 AM.

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Answer has 2 votes.
As best as I can find as which is as of 2018, no, there is not an anti-venom for each snake bite.
However there is currently some innovation in the area and several people / pharmaceutical companies trying
to develop a "universal snake bite antidote"

link https://yourstory.com/2018/12/ophirex-antidote-snakebite-doctor/amp

link https://www.science20.com/news_articles/opossumbased_antidote_to_poisonous_snake_bites-154202

link https://slate.com/technology/2016/01/the-search-for-a-universal-snakebite-venom-antidote.html


Jul 29 2021, 9:25 AM
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