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Boy Receives 66 Vials Of Antivenin

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Erica Brough
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Gainesville Sun

A diamondback rattlesnake bite required a record amount of antivenin for an 11-year-old Newberry boy  who was taken to UF Health Shands, according to the Gainesville Sun. As a Level One trauma center, Shands had the antivenin in sufficient quality to save the boy’s life.