The larvae expelled in nasal discharge was identified as Oestrus ovis
which was creamy colored, measured 25 mm in size and possessed dark colored transverse bands on dorsal surface of each segment, anterior end was armed with minute paired hooks (Fig.
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(Diptera: Oestridae): un importante ectoparasito de los ovinos en Cuba.
Ophthalmomyiasis due to Oestrus ovis
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Ocular myiasis interna caused by the sheep nasal bot ly (Oestrus ovis
An outbreak of human external ophthalmomyiasis due to Oestrus ovis
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 Various species of flies causing to provoke ophthalmomyiasis are Oestrus Ovis
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External ophthalmomyiasis due to the sheep nostril botfly larva Oestrus ovis
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