In a recent retrospective review of the UK Poisons Information Database, where did the majority of bites occur?
From 2009 through 2020, the UK Poisons Information Database identified 329 snakebites involving identified exotic snakes. 64.5% of exposures occurred in males and 82% of the bites involved pet snakes in the home with 66.4% of the bites involving the upper extremities.
Jagpal PS et al. Bites by exotic snakes reported to the UK National Poisons Information Service 2009-2020. Clin Tox Published online 19 Jul 2022. https://doi.org/10.1080/15563650.2022.2077748