Toxic Effects of Scorpion , Hemiscorpius Lepturus ( Hemiscorpiidae ) Venom on Mice

@inproceedings{Dehghani2012ToxicEO,
  title={Toxic Effects of Scorpion , Hemiscorpius Lepturus ( Hemiscorpiidae ) Venom on Mice},
  author={Rouhullah Dehghani and Tahereh Khamehchian and Babak Vazirianzadeh and Hassan Vatandoost and Seyed Abbas Moravvej},
  year={2012}
}
Scorpion stings are common in Iran, particularly in the southern and southwest regions of the country, and they pose a serious health problem. Hemiscorpius lepturus is the most venomous scorpion in the region. The present study was conducted to investigate the in vivo effects of scorpion venom in experimental mice. Haematological parameters (white and red blood cells numbers and haematocrit levels) and histological changes (skin, stomach, spleen, heart, liver, kidney, lung, pancreas, small… CONTINUE READING
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