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SAVP is a division of NHLS.
SAVP is a division of NHLS
Welcome to SAVP
South African Vaccine Producers (SAVP) is situated in Sandringham, Johannesburg. We are the only South African manufacturers of antivenom for the treatment of:
  •  Snake
  •  Scorpion and
  •  Spider envenomation

     South African Vaccine Producers (Pty) Ltd is a 
     wholly owned subsidiary of the National Health 
     Laboratory Service (NHLS)

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Snake Antivenoms

Snakes and AntivenomsAfrica has some of the most dangerous and venomous snakes in the world. Get your facts and information about the Black Mamba, Boomslang, Puff Adder, Gaboon Viper, Egyptian Cobra and more of Africa's deadly snakes. Find out what the different symptoms of snake envenomation are. 

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Spider and Scorpion Antivenoms

Spider and Scorpion AntivenomsPresently, there are 1,200 known species of scorpions in the world—and all of these scorpions are dangerous to some degree. Many African spiders are generally harmless, there are a few aggressive, venomous, massive, and downright scary spiders living in Africa.

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Fast Facts

  • Polyvalent Antivenom Specific For :

    Black mamba, Green mamba, Jameson's mamba, cape cobra, Snouted cobra, (Egyptian cobra), Forest cobra, Gaboon adder, Mozambique spitting cobra, Puff adder, and Rinkhals.

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  • Facts And Information About Africa's Most Venomous Snakes

    Africa has some of the most dangerous and venomous snakes in the world.

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  • The Facts On Spider Bites

    Most spiders don't bite humans and only do so if they're provoked.

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