Russell's viper


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Russell's viper

[′rəs·əlz ′vī·pər]
(vertebrate zoology)
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The Russell's viper from Eastern group is named as Daboia siamensis while western Russell's viper is named as Daboia russelli.
Field trial of efficacy of local compression immobilization first-aid technique in Russell's viper (Daboia russelii siamensis) bite patients.
Multiple thrombotic occlusions of vessels after Russell's viper envenoming.
Saw-scaled viper, Russell's viper, spectacled cobra and common crate are the big four venomous snakes encountered in India (Suchitra et al., 2010).
Rish added: "Seeing a Russell's viper in the wild, one of the deadliest snakes in the world, was indeed a treat, but to see a croc with one of possibly record size, and the superb spins and tosses displayed by the croc in trying to kill and devour the viper, was quite a show and possibly a once-in-a-lifetime encounter.
LA cannot be measured directly, and a series of tests are used to support or rule out the presence of autoantibodies, including prothrombin time (PT), activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT), and dilute Russell's viper venom time (DRVVT).
AKI associated with bites of Russell's viper, [3,4] Saw-scaled Viper, [5] Puff Adder, [6] Pit Viper, [4] Sea snake [7] and Tiger snake.
A 17-year-old boy presented to the peripheral hospital soon after Russell's viper bite.
Cases described in literature involve psychotic presentations following panhypopituitarism from various etiologies including an ectopic posterior pituitary, Russell's Viper Bite, Sheehan's syndrome, Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), and after glucocorticoid therapy [2-6].
A Wildlife SOS rapid response team comprising of two trained snake rescuers promptly arrived at the location and identified the snake as a Russell's viper (Daboia russelii), one of the 'big four' venomous snakes to be found in the Indian subcontinent.
By Mail Today Bureau in Bengaluru TWO software professionals were put behind bars after the forest department raided their home in Bengaluru and rescued venomous snakes, including Russell's Viper, kept as pets.
Russell's viper (Doboia russelii, Viperidae) snake is considered to be in the category of highest medical importance in India as it is a highly venomous snake which is commonly widespread and causes numerous bites resulting in high levels of morbidity, disability or mortality (World Health Organization 2010).

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