Russell viper

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Rus·sell vi·per

characteristically marked, highly venomous snake (Vipera russellii) of southeastern Asia. The venom is coagulant in action and is used locally in a 1:10,000 solution for the arrest of hemorrhage in hemophilia.
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Patrick, Irish physician in India, 1727-1805.
Russell viper - characteristically marked, highly venomous snake of southeastern Asia. Synonym(s): daboia
Russell viper venom - used as a coagulant in the arrest of hemorrhage from accessible sites in hemophilia.
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The Russell Viper, commonly known as ''Chandraboda'', is an extremely-venomous species in the world and the major reason for the death of humans.
b, [dRVVT.sub.Confirm] (diluted Russell viper venom time confirmation testing).
dRVVT, first described for the detection of LA in 1986 (26), is based on the activation of factor X by a fraction of the venom derived from the Russell viper in combination with dilute phospholipids.
The use of the dilute Russell viper venom time for the diagnosis of lupus anticoagulants.
Reptiles expert, snake-catcher, and all-round Stereo MCs impersonator John O'Shea set off into the paddy fields of Sri Lanka, looking for Russell Vipers. In this at least, he was unique.
Russell Vipers kill more people in Asia than any other snake - hundreds in Sri Lanka alone.
This female Russell Viper was caught from Barasati district of Maharashtra in the last week of June who gave birth after four days.
Normally, a Russell viper gives birth to 20-30 snake lets at a time.
% Snake Name Cobra 10 15.38 20 17.24 30 16.57 Krait 11 16.92 12 10.34 23 12.71 Russell Viper 3 4.62 15 12.93 18 9.94 Unidentified 41 63.08 69 59.48 110 60.77 Total 65 100.00 116 100 181 100.00 Table 2: Occupation Wise Distribution of Study Population Occupation Male Female Number Percent Number Percent Agriculture 72 62.07 12 18.46 Industry 1 0.86 4 6.15 State Govt.
Rivaroxaban has been shown to prolong the prothrombin time, (7,8) activated partial thromboplastin time, (9) and dilute Russell viper venom time (DRVVT) (10) in a concentration-dependent manner, but measuring drug activity by chromogenic anti-Xa assay may be preferred.
LA detection was performed on filtered plasmas according to the criteria of the Scientific and Standardization Committee (SSC) of the International Society on Thrombosis and Hemostasis (ISTH) (9) with screening and confirmatory procedures carried out with 3 tests: home-made silica clotting time (SCT), home-made and commercial dilute Russell viper venom tests (dRVVT), and an activated partial thromboplastin time (APTT) with hexagonal phospholipids.
It can be an important differentiating clinical feature between cobra and krait bite, rarely Russell viper bite may present with ptosis and cellulitis.