THE MERCK VETERINARY MANUAL
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Overview of Venomous Arthropods

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Envenomation of animals by poisonous arthropods is relatively uncommon and difficult to recognize. It may be suspected relative to presenting clinical signs, but confirmatory evidence is rare because of the inability to capture the offending arthropod.

Last full review/revision July 2013 by Charles M. Hendrix, DVM, PhD

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