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Distinctive epidemiologic and clinical features of common krait (Bungarus caeruleus) bites in Sri Lanka.

Abstract:

A prospective study was designed to define epidemiologic and clinical features of krait bites to improve diagnosis, management, and prevention. Among 762 cases of venomous snake bites admitted to 10 Sri Lankan hospitals in which the snake responsible was brought and identified, 88 (11.5%) were caused by common kraits (Bungarus caeruleus). Bites were: most frequent in September through November. Distinctive features of B. caeruleus bites (compared with bites by other species in parentheses) we...

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Journal:
American journal of tropical medicine and hygiene More from this journal
Volume:
79
Issue:
3
Pages:
458-462
Publication date:
2008-09-01
EISSN:
1476-1645
ISSN:
0002-9637
Language:
English
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Pubs id:
pubs:61050
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uuid:cd78d18b-fbe5-45f3-b747-d6b4b7967c30
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pubs:61050
Source identifiers:
61050
Deposit date:
2012-12-19

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