Scientific Name: Bungarus candidus (Linnaeus, ) Taxonomic Notes: Bungarus javanicus is considered to be a melanistic form of B. candidus (see Kuch. Envenoming by kraits (genus Bungarus) is a medically significant issue in South Asia and Southeast Asia. Malayan krait (Bungarus candidus). BACKGROUND: Bungarus candidus (Malayan krait) snake is a neurotoxin snake . Previous treatment after snakebite was mainly respiratory support until the.

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J Assoc Physicians India. A collection of amphibians and reptiles from hilly Eastern Cambodia. The snakes of Sulawesi.

Your email address will not be published. Just wondering if the hatchlings or young snakes can have thinner stripes. Seek urgent medical attention. Case 2 was extubated on day 4 after the snakebite while case 1 was extubated later on day 10 because of superimposing pneumonia. Rarely found in bungarrus habitations.

Four cases of Bungarus candidus snakebite were identified and divided into two groups. This was noted by being able to respond to commands and the motor power changed to grade 2 however, full ptosis was still present up to 24 hours.

Be careful around these snakes, their venom is very potent. Articles with short description Articles with ‘species’ microformats. The blue krait is a member of the elapid family. The third case had delayed onset of signs and bungagus of neurotoxicity compared to the other three patients. Do not use Tourniquets, cut, suck or scarify the wound or apply chemicals or electric shock.


Malayan Krait – Blue Krait | Bungarus candidus | Highly Toxic Venom

These include local cauterization, incision, excision, amputation, suction by mouth, vacuum pump or syringe, combined incision and suction “venom-ex” apparatusinjection or instillation of compounds such as potassium candivus, phenol carbolic soap and trypsin, application of electric shocks or ice cryotherapyuse of traditional herbal, folk and other remedies including the ingestion of emetic plant bungaeus and parts of the snake, multiple incisions, tattooing and so on.

No sedatives outside hospital. First aid for bites by Elapid snakes which do candirus cause significant injury at the bite site see Comments for partial listingbut which may have the potential to cause significant general systemic effects, such as paralysis, muscle damage, or bleeding. The patients had spontaneous opening ofeyelids at 90 hours after receiving 80 vials for case I and 88 hours after receiving 87 vials for case 2.

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The ventrals number ; the anal plate is entire; and the single undivided subcaudals candudus in number. Responses Submit a Letter to the Editor. Habits Nocturnal and terrestrial snake with bjngarus inoffensive disposition. The poisonous snakes of India and how to recognize them, Part I.

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The bungaruw should also be noted when reading information contained within the databases on this website: Notes on some reptiles from the Malay Peninsula. Checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of the Cardamom region of Southwestern Cambodia. If there is any impairment of vital functions, such as problems with respiration, airway, circulation, heart function, these must be supported as a priority. Neurotoxic Paralysis Very common, flaccid paralysis is major clinical effect.

Venom Other Not present or not significant. Associated Data Supplementary Materials. Best viewed in x resolution or higher. Eyes are small in size and black with a barely visible, round pupils.

On day 7, he was discharged buntarus the request of his relatives without any improvement. In micethe IV LD 50 for this species is 0. Can grow to a maximum of about 1.