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Bitten by a Brown Recluse Incidence

Facts about a brown recluse spider bite:

  • Almost 2,000 brown recluse bites are reported to poison centers in the US each year.
  • The actual number of bites is probably far greater, because most are not reported.

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Last Updated: Mar 5, 2008 References
Authors: Stephen J. Schueler, MD; John H. Beckett, MD; D. Scott Gettings, MD
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