A two year study of verified spider bites in Switzerland and a review of the European spider bite literature.

@article{Nentwig2013ATY,
  title={A two year study of verified spider bites in Switzerland and a review of the European spider bite literature.},
  author={Wolfgang Nentwig and Markus Gn{\"a}dinger and Joan Fuchs and Alessandro Ceschi},
  journal={Toxicon : official journal of the International Society on Toxinology},
  year={2013},
  volume={73},
  pages={104-10}
}
During a two-year study, all spider bites recorded by Swiss primary care physicians were reported to the Swiss Toxicological Information Centre and all collected spiders were identified. A total of 14 verified spider bites were recorded, involving five species from four families: Zoropsis spinimana (five cases), Cheiracanthium punctorium (four cases), Tegenaria atrica (three cases) and one case of Malthonica ferruginea (= Tegenaria ferruginea) (both Agelenidae), and one case of Amaurobius ferox… CONTINUE READING
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