Snake bite in southern Africa : diagnosis and management

Muller, G. J. ; Modler, H. ; Wium, C. A. ; Veale, D. J. H. ; Marks, C. J. (2012-10)

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Venomous snakes in southern Africa can, in broad terms, be divided into 3 groups: cytotoxic, neurotoxic and those that can induce haemostatic toxic effects. However, significant overlap of these effects may occur. Some snake species may, for example, display both cytotoxicity and neurotoxicity.

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