Envenomation following the bite of a wandering garter snake (Thamnophis elegans vagrans).

@article{Vest1981EnvenomationFT,
  title={Envenomation following the bite of a wandering garter snake (Thamnophis elegans vagrans).},
  author={D K Vest},
  journal={Clinical toxicology},
  year={1981},
  volume={18 5},
  pages={573-9}
}
  • D K Vest
  • Published 1981 in Clinical toxicology
Following a prolonged bite by a large specimen of the wandering garter snake (Thamnophis elegans vagrans), symptoms of envenomation rapidly developed. Swelling, edema, pain, and localized hemorrhaging occurred but without the subsequent onset of systemic manifestations. The bite recipient was carefully examined and the evolution of poisoning monitored… CONTINUE READING