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Envenomation by a scorpion or snake

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Heart block - Envenomation by a scorpion or snake Factor

Last reviewed for CCPS 18 July 2006.

Investigative Documents

Claimant Report - Envenomation by a Scorpion or Snake - Heart Block [CR9263]

Preliminary questions [35967]

36016

there is some evidence that envenomation by a scorpion or snake may be a factor in the development of the condition under consideration.

36017 the veteran was envenomated by a scorpion or snake within the 24 hours before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

36023the veteran has established the causal connection between envenomation by a scorpion or snake and VEA service for the clinical onset of heart block.

36024the veteran has established the causal connection between envenomation by a scorpion or snake and operational service for the clinical onset of heart block.

or

36025the veteran has established the causal connection between envenomation by a scorpion or snake and eligible service for the clinical onset of heart block.

Clinical onset and operational service [36024]

36018

on operational service, the veteran was envenomated by a scorpion or snake within the 24 hours before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

36021

the veteran's envenomation by a scorpion or snake within the 24 hours before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, on operational service, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.

Clinical onset and eligible service [36025]

36019

on eligible service, the veteran was envenomated by a scorpion or snake within the 24 hours before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

36020

as a causal result of eligible service, the veteran was envenomated by a scorpion or snake within the 24 hours before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration.

36022

the veteran's envenomation by a scorpion or snake within the 24 hours before the clinical onset of the condition under consideration, on eligible service, was due to the veteran's serious default, wilful act or serious breach of discipline.