Rhabdophis subminiatus antivenom

Snakebite – Red-Necked Keelback – Rhabdophis subminiatus

[Page Updated: 24 December 2019] Red-necked Keelback Snakebite and Envenomation A couple of months back I received an email from a concerned father whose son was bitten by a red-necked keelback (Rhabdophis subminiatus) he had found in their neighbor’s garden. “My son is suffering from nonclotting, severe swelling, and paralysis and is now in ICU, where his vital and neuro signs are ok, but blood not good.” These snakes have, in the past, not been identified as...

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