PCAV
BMD receives Php 1M grant to improve production of PCAV
BMD receives Php 1M grant to improve production of PCAV
RITM and its vaccine production The Purified Cobra Antivenom (PCAV) section of the Biologicals Manufacturing Division (BMD) has been recently awarded with a PhP1 million research grant for year 2019 through the Department of Health’s (DOH) Advancing Health Through Evidence-Assisted...

PCAV: Saving lives one ampoule at a time
PCAV: Saving lives one ampoule at a time
Purified Cobra Antivenin (PCAV) was fondly dubbed as a “wonder drug” by the brain behind its standardization in 2009, Lilian S. Dancel, RMT, as it manifests observable changes in seconds once administered in a patient. “There was a patient rushed...

Purified Cobra Antivenom (PCAV): How is it made?
Purified Cobra Antivenom (PCAV): How is it made?
The most number of recorded cases of snakebite is from rice farming areas of Bicol and Nueva Ecija. Although snakes can be beneficial in decreasing the number of mice in the rice fields, it can cost farmers their lives even...