oa Central African Journal of Medicine - Boomslang bite - a case report

Volume 31, Issue 6
  • ISSN : 0008-9176



A case of a boomslang bite in a snakehandler is descriptionbed. The lifesaving effects of the specific boomslang antivenom from the SAIMR was closely monitored with appropriate haematological tests. Unusual social aspects of the case, which almost ended in a tragic outcome, are outlined.

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