No. of cases Total (%)
Type of snake

Non poisonous

Poisonous
Elapidae
Viperidae

Unidentified


33

26
22


88


19.5

15.4
13.0


52.1
Interval between bite & hospital
admission (hr)
0-6
7-12
13-18
19-24
≥25


82
40
20
17
10


48.5
23.7
11.8
10.1
5.9
ICU admission
Needed
Not needed

52
117

30.8
69.2
Duration of hospital stay (days)
<3
3-7
≥7

43
112
14

25.4
66.3
8.3
Symptoms & Signs

Fright
Pain at the local site
Swelling at the local site
Difficulty in speech
Difficulty in breathing
Ptosis
Altered sensorium
Cellulitis
Difficulty in swallowing
Vomiting
Abdominal pain
Hematuria
Oliguria



144
98
84
38
37
42
27
18
30
48
54
3
8



85.2
57.9
49.7
22.4
21.8
24.8
15.9
10.6
17.7
28.4
31.9
1.7
4.7

ASV
Given
Not Given

137
32

81.1
18.9
Final Outcome
Cured
Expired

156
13

92.3
7.7
Cause of death
Respiratory failure
Septicemia
Shock
Renal failure

7
1
2
3

53.8
7.6
15.2
23
Table 3: Characteristics of snakebites.