TITLE

Accidental intestinal myiasis caused by genus Sarcophaga

AUTHOR(S)
Das, A.; Pandey, A.; Madan, M.; Asthana, A. K.; Gautam, A.
PUB. DATE
April 2010
SOURCE
Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology;Apr2010, Vol. 28 Issue 2, p176
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Myiasis of different organs has been reported off and on from various regions in the world. We report a human case of intestinal myiasis caused by larvae of Sarcophaga. A 25 - year - old male presented with symptom of passage of live worms in stool. Following diagnosis and treatment the patient improved completely with cessation of maggots in stool.
ACCESSION #
50137895

 

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