Pathology of snake bite in cow
Keywords:Hemorrhage, muscle degeneration, sludge blood, viperidae family
AbstractPathology of gross and histopathological lesions are being described in the cow inflicted with a snake bite. The lesions were suggestive of snake bite of Viperidae family, as the lesions were hemotoxic as evidenced in heart, lungs and trachea besides sludgeing of blood.
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