- Epidemiology and clinical effects of hump-nosed pit viper (Genus: Hypnale) envenoming in Sri LankaKalana Maduwage
Department of Biochemistry, Faculty of Medicine, University of Peradeniya, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Toxicon 61:11-5. 2013..This study confirms that hump-nosed viper bites cause only minor effects in most cases. Future studies need to undertake formal coagulation studies and identify important early indicators of renal impairment...
- Coagulopthy, acute kidney injury and death following Hypnale zara envenoming: the first case report from Sri LankaKalana Maduwage
Department of Biochemistry, University of Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Toxicon 58:641-3. 2011..This report describes an authenticated fatal case of a 47 years old male due to coagulopthy and acute kidney injury following envenoming by H. zara in Sri Lanka...
- 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 bitesKeerthi Kularatne
Teaching Hospital, Peradeniya, Sri Lanka
Asian Pac J Trop Med 4:564-7. 2011..To describe the epidemiology of snake bite in the region and attempt to compare proven Russell's viper with hump-nosed viper bites...