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Snakebite Mortality in India: A Nationally Representative Mortality Survey

  • Bijayeeni Mohapatra,

    Affiliation: Shri Ramachandra Bhanj Medical College, Cuttack, Orissa, India

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  • David A. Warrell,

    Affiliations: Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom, Australian Venom Research Unit, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia

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  • Wilson Suraweera,

    Affiliation: Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Prakash Bhatia,

    Affiliation: Indian Institute of Health and Family Welfare, Hyderabad, India

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  • Neeraj Dhingra,

    Affiliation: National AIDS Control Organization, New Delhi, India

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  • Raju M. Jotkar,

    Affiliations: Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, St. John's Research Institute, Bangalore, India

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  • Peter S. Rodriguez,

    Affiliation: Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • Kaushik Mishra,

    Affiliation: Shri Ramachandra Bhanj Medical College, Cuttack, Orissa, India

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  • Romulus Whitaker,

    Affiliation: Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, Chennai, India

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  • Prabhat Jha mail,

    prabhat.jha@utoronto.ca

    Affiliation: Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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  • for the Million Death Study Collaborators

    Membership of the Million Death Study Collaborators is provided in the Acknowledgments.

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  • Published: April 12, 2011
  • DOI: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0001018

About the Authors

Bijayeeni Mohapatra, Kaushik Mishra
Shri Ramachandra Bhanj Medical College, Cuttack, Orissa, India
David A. Warrell
Nuffield Department of Clinical Medicine, University of Oxford, Oxford, United Kingdom
David A. Warrell
Australian Venom Research Unit, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia
Wilson Suraweera, Raju M. Jotkar, Peter S. Rodriguez, Prabhat Jha
Centre for Global Health Research (CGHR), Li Ka Shing Knowledge Institute, St. Michael's Hospital and Dalla Lana School of Public Health, University of Toronto, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Prakash Bhatia
Indian Institute of Health and Family Welfare, Hyderabad, India
Neeraj Dhingra
National AIDS Control Organization, New Delhi, India
Raju M. Jotkar
St. John's Research Institute, Bangalore, India
Romulus Whitaker
Madras Crocodile Bank Trust and Centre for Herpetology, Chennai, India

Corresponding Author

Email: prabhat.jha@utoronto.ca

Competing Interests

The authors have declared that no competing interests exist.

Author Contributions

Conceived and designed the experiments: PJ DAW BM. Performed the experiments: PJ DAW. Analyzed the data: PJ DAW WS PSR. Wrote the paper: PJ DAW BM. Analysis planning: PB BM WS DAW PJ. Statistical analysis: WS PJ. Data interpretation, critical revision of the paper, and approval of the final paper: BM DAW WS PB ND RMJ PSR KM RW PJ.