Polyvalent Scorpion Antivenom – Equine (Registered by the Ministry of Health (MOH) in Saudi Arabia under registration (no. 98/308/1)
This is a refined and highly purified preparation containing the F (ab) 2 fraction of the immunoglobulin raised against scorpion venoms. The antivenom is prepared by hyper immunizing healthy Arabian horses using gradually increasing doses of local scorpion venoms and immunomodulators.
The polyvalent scorpion antivenoms are highly specific in neutralizing the venoms of the yellow scorpions (leiurus quinquestriatus), black scorpion (androctonus crassicauda) and variety of other local scorpions. The antivenom has also a wide spectrum of activity and can neutralize the venoms of many of the Middle East and North African scorpions including buthus arenicola, butus mimax, buthus occitanus, leiurus quinquestriatus hebreus and A. amoreuxi.
|Unit:||1 ml ampoule|
|Package:||1 box containing 10 ampoules of 1 ml capacity|
|Storage Temperature:||8 ± 2oC (in dark)|
|Shelf Life:||3 years|