TITLE

Housefly

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Housefly, an insect pest found in nearly all parts of the world. It is one of the true flies. Houseflies cannot bite, but they carry disease causing microorganisms on their bodies and in their digestive systems. By contaminating food, houseflies spread such diseases as typhoid fever, yaws, dysentery, cholera, and trachoma.
ACCESSION #
37310070

 

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