volume 14, issue 2, P258-273 2008
DOI: 10.1590/s1678-91992008000200005
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Abstract: ABSTRACT:The present study aimed at verifying the impact of a Moroccan strategy against scorpion stings and specifically at identifying the epidemiological features of patients envenomed or just stung by scorpions. It included 11,907 patients from El Kelaa des Sraghna Province, Morocco, who were evaluated over five years (2001)(2002)(2003)(2004)(2005). Most stings occurred during the hot period and mainly at night. The average incidence was 3.2 per 1,000 inhabitants; patients ≤15 years accounted for 34%, and …

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