- RVVX310 - Russell's Viper Venom (Daboia russelii) - 10 x 0.2 mg/vial
Russell's Viper venom can be used in the determination of factor deficiency and in the dilute Russell’s Viper Venom Time (DRVVT) for the diagnosis of the lupus anticoagulant.
- ECTT330 - Echis carinatus Venom (Echis time) - 10 x 2 mL
For use in the detection of Vitamin K deficiency and the monitoring of direct thrombin inhibitors. Echis Carinatus venom, in the absence of phospholipid and calcium is a direct activator of prothrombin. When used in conjunction with Taipan (Oxyuranus scutellatus) Snake Venom Time (TSVT) it can be a useful confirmatory test in the diagnosis of lupus anticoagulants (LAs).
- TAVX320 - Taipan Venom (Oxyuranus scutellatus) - 10 x 2.0 mL
In the presence of phospholipid and calcium ions Taipan venom is a direct activator of prothrombin in the absence of factors V, VII, X; Taipan venom can thus be used in the detection LAs, and is particularly useful in patients receiving oral anticoagulant therapy. We provide two pack inserts with TAVX320, one outlines usage of the Taipan Venom as a stand alone reagent, the other its use in combination with our Echis reagent for lupus anticoagulant (LA) screening.