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Snake

Arrangement established in 1972, that ties European currencies to each other within specified limits.
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The snake-bite victim needs four doses for complete treatment, he added.
Snake-bite is an important and serious medicolegal problem in many parts of the world, especially in South Asian countries.
Snake-bite incidences vary from region to region and depend upon (i) the natural habitat of particular species of snake in the region; and (ii) probability of human being coming in contact.
However, there have been no epidemiological studies related to snake-bite incidence from the State of Andhra Pradesh.
In view of the monetary benefits given by the Government of Andhra Pradesh, India, under the scheme Apathbandhu to the dependants of those who die due to snake-bite, several false cases of snake-bite have also been reported for claiming the compensation (9).
We report retrospective epidemiological data of snake-bite incidence in Andhra Pradesh; and prospective assessment of the snake venom antigens in forensic specimens collected from snake-bite victims through immunoanalytical approach.
The data of snake-bite cases from January 1999 to December 2003 were obtained from the records of the Andhra Pradesh Forensic Science Laboratory (APFSL), Hyderabad.
Data collection: The case data documentation of snake-bite cases recorded during the period 1999 to 2003 were obtained from the Andhra Pradesh Forensic Science Laboratory to collect the information on age, sex, seasonal and district distribution, time of incident, death of a victim and the time point of analysis.