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Haematological evaluation of patients bitten by the jararaca, Bothrops jararaca, in Brazil.

Abstract:

Complete blood counts are used frequently by physicians to assess and manage the development of complications of diseases. We studied 100 patients bitten by Bothrops jararaca snakes, and correlated their haematological values with the severity of envenoming and the development of complications. Patients who developed both local and systemic bleeding showed a greater drop in packed cell volume, red blood cell (RBC) count and haemoglobin concentration than those with who did not bleed. No morph...

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Journal:
Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology More from this journal
Volume:
51
Issue:
8
Pages:
1440-1448
Publication date:
2008-06-01
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EISSN:
1879-3150
ISSN:
0041-0101
Language:
English
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pubs:61045
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uuid:ced01e54-d028-46da-beda-0e4dc6211106
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pubs:61045
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61045
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2012-12-19

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