oa South African Medical Journal - Snakebite and the use of antivenom in southern Africa
|Article Title||Snakebite and the use of antivenom in southern Africa|
|© Publisher:||Health and Medical Publishing Group (HMPG)|
|Journal||South African Medical Journal|
|Affiliations||1 South African Institute for Medical Research, Johannesburg|
|Publication Date||Jun 1981|
|Pages||934 - 938|
|Keyword(s)||Antivenom, Demographic data, Epidemiology, Herpatology, Mortality, Snakebite, Snakes involved and Treatment|
Information contained in 2553 completed questionnaires on snakebite victims in southern Africa from 1953 to 1979 confirmed that most bites occur in the summer months.
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