TITLE

Russell's viper venom

PUB. DATE
January 2005
SOURCE
Taber's Cyclopedic Medical Dictionary;2005, p1932
SOURCE TYPE
Book
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
A definition of the term "Russell's viper venom" is presented. It refers to the toxin from Russell's viper. It is used for the investigation of disorders related to blood coagulation, such as in antiphospholipid antibody syndrome, and factor V Leiden deficiency.
ACCESSION #
21244576

 

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