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myiasis

[′mī·ə·səs]
(medicine)
Infestation of vertebrates by the larvae, or maggots, of flies.
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There was no difference in the frequency of infestation by myiasis or fly strike reported by farmers between sheep with or without tail (P = 0.540) (Table 1).
Pin-site myiasis: a rare complication of halo orthosis.
First report of human myiasis caused by Chrysomya megacephala and Chrysomya rufifacies (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in Thailand, and its implication in forensic entomology.
scalaris (Fabricius, 1794) (Fanniidae) are believed to cause different types of myiasis in humans and in cattle and are considered important in forensic investigations.
[5] Since disease-causing flies are likely to reside in hilly, humid areas and secondary forest areas, anyone (including airline crew and volunteer doctors) who travels to the tropical or semitropical regions can have the risk of contracting myiasis. The egg needs 5-9 days to develop after entering its host.
Our patient presented with multiple, living, L3 larvae in his stools and thus likely contracted intestinal myiasis from accidental ingestion of eggs.
According to (https://www.cdc.gov/parasites/myiasis/faqs.html) Centres for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) , myiasis is a type of "infection with a fly larva, usually occurring in tropical and subtropical areas.
Myiasis can be classified depending upon the condition of involved tissue [4] into
Furuncular myiasis was suspected, and surgical excision was performed with local anesthesia with lidocaine 20 mg/ml.
Species of necrophage insect families come to live in human and animal wounds and otherbody's areas and cause myiasis. Flies which come to humans and animals belong to the Calliphoridae, Muscidae, Syrphidae, Phoridae, Piophilida, Sarcophagidae and Psychodidae families.
Lucilia cuprina is a veterinary fly that induces sheep myiasis worldwide.
Traumatic Myiasis by Cochliomyia hominivorax (DIPTERA: CALLIPHORIDAE) in a Cock.