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    • Systemic cytokine response in children bitten by snakes in Costa Rica 

      Ávila Agüero, María L.; París, María M.; Shuxian, Hu; Peterson, Phillip K.; Gutiérrez, José María; Lomonte, Bruno; Faingezicht, Idis (2001-12)
      BACKGROUND: To characterize the host response to venom from snakes of the family Viperidae in Costa Rica, we investigated the release of cytokines: IL-1, IL-6, IL-8, TNF-alpha, MIP-1beta, and RANTES in pediatric patients ...