| RESEARCH PAPER
|Year : 1992 | Volume
| Issue : 4 | Page : 212-215
Toxic effects of scorpion venom (Buthus tamulus) in rabbits and guinea pigs
BG Patel, MI Bhattand, KC Dave
Toxic effects of scorpion (Buthus Tamulus) venom have been studied in albino rabbits and guinea pigs Histopathologicaf study revealed general changes like, oedema, haemorrhages, focal myocarditis, necrosis in liver and kidney. Venom elevated serum enzymes (SGOT and SGPT) and increased blood clotting time in rabbits. The animals died mainly due to pulmonary oedema, respiratory paralysis and myocardial injuries.
B G Patel
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