SNAKE-POISON WANTED. we understand, lias offered rupee for each cobra or Tic Polonga brought in. This should encourage people to bring these snakes to civil surgeons. The following instructions are given for collecting the poison-glands and gall-bladders:?
With a curved needle and thin ligature first tie the ducts of the glands and that of the gall-bladder, and then dissect tliera out. Tie the venom glands and gall-bladder of each snake together, and attach a label with name of snake and date.
INDIAN MEDICAL GAZETTE.
(3) Hang in
up the a
and gall-bladder a few hours till
When dry, collect in a wide-mouthed bottle. (5) Pack the bottle in a tin soldered and in a wooden box, and send to Professor Fraser, of Edinburgh University. "We hope that mail}' civil surgeons will be able to collect these glands and send them to Professor Fraser. Without an ample supply of such, it is impossible for him to obtain a sufficiency of antivenene for supply to India and the Colonies.