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Year : 2010  |  Volume : 28  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 176-178

Accidental intestinal myiasis caused by genus Sarcophaga


1 Department of Microbiology, Subharti Medical College, Meerut, India
2 Department of Medicine, Subharti Medical College, Meerut, India

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A Pandey
Department of Microbiology, Subharti Medical College, Meerut
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DOI: 10.4103/0255-0857.62503

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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.






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