Crotalidae


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Cro·tal·i·dae

(krō-tal'i-dē),
A family of New World vipers characterized by the presence of a heat-sensitive loreal pit between each eye and nostril, and folding, caniculated, long anterior fangs.
See also: Crotalus.
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Crotalidae: a) Genero Bothrops (Mapana) 11 b) Genero Crotalus (Cascabel) 1 c) Genero Lachesis (Rieca) 1 CONCLUSION:
* Crotalid Fab antivenin (Crotalidae Polyvalent Immune Fab) for rattlesnake, cottonmouth, and copperhead snakebites.
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.
Cheloniidae, Dermochelyidae, Emydidae, Testudinidae, Trionychidae, Crocodylidae, Gavialidae, Agamidae, Chameleonidae, Eublepharidae, Gekkonidae, Lacertidae, Scincidae, Uromastycidae, Varanidae, Leptotyphlopidae, Typhlopidae, Boidae, Colubridae, Elapidae, Hydrophiidae, Viperidae and Crotalidae (Khan, 2004, 2006).
Must comply with the requirements of antivenin (crotalidae) polyvalente usp xxiv of third and fourth generation
melanotus X Mastigodryas boddaerti X Oxybelis aeneus Pseustes schropshirei X Spilotes pullatus X Stenorrhina degenhardtii Tantilla melanocephala X X Crotalidae Bothrops asper X X Elapidae Micrurus dumerilli X M.
Hexametra boddaertii (Nematoda: Ascaridae) in the sidewinder, Crotalus cerastes (Crotalidae), from California.
Presente tambien en el veneno de Crotalidae [11], siendo la fraccion mas importante la fosfolipasa A2 [7, 8, 19], En el caso del veneno de Scolopendra, el mayor tipo de necrosis de fibra muscular, comienza en el ambito celular con la presencia de lesiones delta, seguidas por atrofia y fibras con areas de necrosis segmentaria.