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Int. Journal of Life Sciences, 2018; 6(2): 462-465         |                 Available online, April 26, 2018

Microbiome analysis from Russell Viper found in western part of Madhya Pradesh, India

Lodha Minal and Ishaque Shehla


Department of Zoology, Microbiology and Bioinformatics Madhav Science P.G College, Ujjain.


Received : 02.03.2018      |      Accepted : 20.04.2018       |        Published : 26.04.2018

This study involves the study of microflora from the oropharyngeal cavity of Russell viper, which is one of the most venomous species found In India and in Madhya Pradesh. Statistical analysis shows that Russell viper bite is common in Madhya Pradesh which contributes to the mortality rate of the state. Morphological analysis with biochemical testing reveals the presence of microbes like Escherichia coli and Bacillus subtilis, DNA sequencing of the pathogenic bacteria thus helps in the future studies, as finding is first in itself. These findings are helpful in infection treatment at the site of bite caused by Russell viper.


Keywords: Oral flora, Russell Viper, Madhya Pradesh, Snakes.


Editor: Dr.Arvind Chavhan


Cite this article as:

Lodha Minal and Ishaque Shehla (2018) Microbiome analysis from Russell Viper found in western part of Madhya Pradesh, India, Int. J. of. Life Sciences, Volume 6(2): 462-465.



This work was supported by Department of Zoology Madhav Science P.G College and by Mr. Anil Sarswan who helped in capturing the snakes. 


Conflicts of interest: The authors stated that no conflicts of interest.



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