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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Bungarus javanicus, eine neue Giftschlange von Java. Ueber Bungarus javanicus Kopst. Snakes of the World: Coma, brain death, and suffocation due to paralysis of the muscles and nerves necessary for crucial bungxrus like the diaphragm, and or heart, are frequent causes of death.

The smooth dorsal scales are arranged in 15 rows, with the vertebral row much enlarged. Seek urgent medical attention. Just wondering if the hatchlings or young snakes can have thinner stripes. What othe r species might it have been?

The first crossband is continuous with the dark color of the head. At night these snakes bite rather easily, buungarus evidenced by the numerous bites that occur at night to people usually laying down to sleep on the floor. If candiduus will be considerable delay before reaching medical aid, measured in several hours to days, then give clear fluids by mouth to prevent dehydration. Onset, signs and symptoms after snakebite, antivenom dosage, and response time after receiving antivenom were analyzed.


FYI – Thailand has over snake species. Prev Next Table of Contents. Candidua banded and Malayan blue kraits are not known to bite during the daytime. Open in a separate window. Erfahrungen bei der Terrarienhaltung von vier Arten nahrungs – spezialisierter Giftnattern der Gattung Bungarus Daudin,Teil 1 – Bungarus candidus Linnaeus, Amphibians and reptiles candids peninsular Malaysia and Thailand – an illustrated checklist [bilingual English and German].

A Catalogue of Living and Extinct Species. One hour later, ptosis and occulomotor palsies as well as tightness of his chest were noted.

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

Was it this snake — https: Little or no pain xandidus usually felt at the bite location. No specific antivenin was available, and treatment consisted of respiratory support and management of aspiration pneumonitis.

Reluctant to bite except upon persistent provocation. Further, we cannot control how users will interpret the information provided on this site. You’ll be in good company. He was given further supportive care.

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However, we cannot access every published paper of potential relevance, either because they are not available to us or are in a language we cannot translate internally. They are shy and attempt to cover their head with their tail. Be careful around these snakes, their venom is very potent. We make a reasonable attempt to verify accuracy of information listed on this site.


Small Approx 20k version. In particular, for bites causing flaccid paralysis, including respiratory paralysis, both airway and respiration may be impaired, requiring urgent and prolonged treatment, which may include the mouth to mask mouth to mouth technique of expired air transfer.

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. Views Read Edit View history.

Specific antivenom for Bungarus candidus.

He could spontaneously open his eyelids 40 hours after receiving 38 vials specific antivenom. The snakes of Sumatra. His consciousness improved 10 hours after receiving 3 vials of specific antivenom. I tend to find them active most consistently between 9 pm. Do cansidus use Tourniquets, cut, suck or scarify the wound or apply chemicals or electric shock.