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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Associated Data Supplementary Materials. Laopichienpong, Nararat et al.

Specific antivenom for Bungarus candidus.

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Journal of Lipid Research. Hatching occurs in June-July in Thailand.

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

No specific antivenin was available, and treatment consisted of respiratory support and management of aspiration pneumonitis. Neostigmine in the treatment of Elapidae bites. By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.


Not what I would consider aggressive or strongly defensive. Juveniles are 30 cm long at birth. Abstract Five patients were bitten by the Malayan candixus Bungarus candidus Linnaeus in eastern Thailand or north western Malaya.

Dorsal scale count 15 17 – 15 – What othe r species might it have been? The bite wound should not be tampered with in any way. Habits Nocturnal and terrestrial snake with an inoffensive disposition.

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

Amphibians and reptiles of peninsular Malaysia and Thailand – an illustrated checklist [bilingual English and German]. Group I Case 1, 2, and 3 had received specific antivenom for Bungarus candidus while group 2 case 4 had not. The bitten limb should then be immobilised as bujgarus as possible using an extemporised splint or sling. The risk is too great. WilliamsJeff Boundy A survey of amphibians and reptiles in Chu Mom Ray National Park, Vietnam, with implications for herpetofaunal conservation.

I tend to find them active most consistently between 9 pm.


Find more photos by Google images search: Checklist of the amphibians and reptiles of the Cardamom region of Southwestern Cambodia. Eyes are small in size and bumgarus with a barely visible, round pupils. Additional amphibians and reptiles from the Phnom Samkos Wildlife Sanctuary in Northwestern Cardamom Mountains, Cambodia, with comments on their taxonomy and the discovery of three new species.

The ventrals number ; the anal plate is bubgarus and the single undivided subcaudals are in number. The blue krait is a member of the elapid family.

Avoid peroral intake, absolutely no alcohol. Snakes of the World: The snakes of Sumatra. Four cases of Bungarus candidus snakebite were identified and divided into two groups. The snake is mainly active at night and is not fond of the sunshine.