Snakes and snakebite in Central America

F. E. Russell, F. G. Walter, T. A. Bey, M. C. Fernandez

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Abstract

This review treats the general biology, taxonomy, distribution and venom apparatus of the venomous snakes of Central America. Consideration has been given to the chemistry, pharmacology and immunology of the venom, and particular attention is dispensed to the clinical problem, including the treatment, of envenomations by these reptiles.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)1469-1522
Number of pages54
JournalToxicon
Volume35
Issue number10
DOIs
StatePublished - Oct 1 1997

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  • Toxicology

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    Russell, F. E., Walter, F. G., Bey, T. A., & Fernandez, M. C. (1997). Snakes and snakebite in Central America. Toxicon, 35(10), 1469-1522. https://doi.org/10.1016/S0041-0101(96)00209-7