Australian Bites & Stings: First Aid Guide to Australian Venomous Creatures
Learn more about Australia’s venomous creatures and what to do if bitten or stung. Download the FREE Australian Bites & Stings app and be prepared before you head out into Australia’s great outdoors!
Australia is home to many of the world’s most venomous snakes, spiders and marine animals, and Seqirus is the world’s sole producer of antivenoms for Australia’s most venomous creatures; a community service it began in the 1930s.
As part of Seqirus’s commitment to providing education to our community about the unique venomous creatures that may cross the paths of Australians, we have introduced a free smartphone app – Australian Bites & Stings: First Aid Guide to Australian Venomous Creatures – which hosts up-to-date first aid information.
This unique app will be of use to anyone planning to be out in Australia’s great outdoors – whether it be on the beach, camping, bushwalking or just gardening in a back yard!
“The Australian bites and stings app has been developed to provide Australians with a ready references so that they or someone they are with is bitten or stung by a venomous animal, they can quickly determine what is the best thing to do, how to help save that patient’s life.”
- Associate Professor Julian White,
Head of Toxinology at the Women’s and Children’s Hospital
Dial 000 to seek urgent medical advice or assistance.
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