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daboia

, daboya (dă-boy′ă) [Hindi daboyā, lurker]
A genus of large, venomous snakes that includes Russell's viper of India, Burma, and Thailand. Its venom is used to enhance the action of certain blood coagulation factors.

Russell,

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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Daboia russelii russelii frequents grasslands, cultivated fields, saltbush scrubs and the margin of the marshes.
All three snake species included in the present study, i.e., Echis carinatus sochureki, Daboia russelii russelii and Eristicophis macmahoni, belong to the subfamily Viperinae of the Family Viperidae.
The anti snake venoms are monovalent and effective against, Callesolasma rhodostoma, Ophiophagus hannah, Bungarus fasciatus, Bungarus candidus, Trimeresurus albolabris, Naja kaouthia and Daboia siamensis.
A new monoespecific ovine Fab fragment antivenom for treatment of envenoming by the Sri Lanka Russell's viper (Daboia Russelli Russelli): a prelimining dose-finding and pharmacokinetic study.
Daboia russelli and Naja kaouthia are the two venomous snakes most often responsible for snakebite deaths in eastern India.
Russell's viper (Daboia russelii) with its distinctive triangular head, is the most aggressive in terms of noise and behavior.
Kularatne, "Parallels between Russell's viper (Daboia russelii) and hump-nosed viper (Hypnale species) bites in the central hills of Sri Lanka amidst the heavy burden of unidentified snake bites," Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, vol.
Most of the bites will cause panic reaction, but do not cause envenomation, However, there are few snake species that are venomous and of these four (Big four) namely Russell's viper (Daboia russelii), common cobra (Naja naja), saw-scaled viper (Echis carinatus) and common krait (Bungarus caeruleus) are highly venomous and believed to be responsible for most of the poisonous bites in India.
Some of the amphibian and reptile species that are found sympatrically with Dendrelaphis tristis in the Margalla Hills National Park include Duttaphrynus stomaticus, Duttaphrynus melanostictus, Hoplobatrachus tigerinus, Euphlyctis cyanophlyctis, Calotes versicolor farooqi, Laudakia agrorensis, Hemidactylus flaviviridis, Hemidactylus brookii, Cyrtopodion scabrum, Eutropis dissimilis, Typhlops porrectus, Boiga trigonata, Psammophis schokari, Ptyas mucosus, Spalerosophis atriceps, Xenochrophis piscator, Bungarus caeruleus, Naja naja, Naja oxiana, Echis carinatus sochureki, and Daboia russelii.
caeruleus), Russell's viper (Daboia russelli) and the Saw scaled viper (Echis carinatus).
After the construction of reservoir, a vast area of rangelands has been inundated, eliminating scrub and thorny vegetations, thereby affecting Indian civet, Bengal fox, Little Indian field mouse, Black francolin, Cyrtopodion scabrum (common tuberculate ground gecko), Psammophis condanarus (Indo -Burmese sand snake) and Daboia russelii (Russel's chain viper).