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Revista Medica Herediana

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MAGUINA-VARGAS, Ciro; CHINCHA-LINO, Omayra; VILCAPOMA-BALBIN, Pierina  and  MORANTE, Diana. Update on snake bites. Rev Med Hered [online]. 2020, vol.31, n.1, pp.48-55. ISSN 1018-130X.

This review on snake bites, seek to update the clinical epidemiology and therapy of frequent pathology in the Peruvian jungle and coast. Among the venomous snakes, the accident caused by the genus Bothrops stands out, in Peru the species B. atrox (jungle jar) is the cause in more than 90% of cases.

Keywords : Snake bites; Bothrops; epidemiology.

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