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Fifty-two confirmed cases of snakebites in Kuwait were recorded during 2015-2019. The male:female ratio was almost 2:1 and 84.6% of the victims were between 1 and 20 y of age and 14.4% were >30 y. Snakebites peaked in October (23.1%) and July (17.3%), with the lowest number of recorded cases in March.

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Journal article


Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene

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Science Department, College of Basic Education, Kuwait.