[PLUG-TALK] Brown recluse spider bites

Rich Shepard rshepard at appl-ecosys.com
Wed Mar 11 14:59:15 PDT 2015


On Wed, 11 Mar 2015, John Jason Jordan wrote:

> Doc said he can't be positive it's a brown recluse bite without a lab
> test, but very few labs have the test available, plus it's expensive.

   Try #12 (dust) shot in a .410 ga shotgun to bring the spider to the doc.
That's what we used to collect ground squirrels for taxonomic research and
the university museum collection.

> I think I'm going to bed and sleep until sometime next week.

   Hope you're better soon. Sitting must be uncomfortable with a welt that
size.

Rich



More information about the PLUG-talk mailing list