Epidemiology and clinical picture of the Russell's viper (Daboia russelii russelii) bite in Anuradhapura, Sri Lanka: a prospective study of 336 patients.

Russell's viper (Daboia russelii russelii) bite is associated with a high incidence of morbidity and mortality in Sri Lanka. Hence, this study enrolled all consecutive Russell's viper bite admissions to the 'Unit A' of General Hospital, Anuradhapura, over a two year period from January 1996, to describe the epidemiology, clinical picture, treatment and… CONTINUE READING