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

Accidental intestinal myiasis caused by genus Sarcophaga

A Das1, A Pandey1, M Madan1, AK Asthana1, A Gautam2 
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
India

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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Das A, Pandey A, Madan M, Asthana A K, Gautam A. Accidental intestinal myiasis caused by genus Sarcophaga.Indian J Med Microbiol 2010;28:176-178

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Das A, Pandey A, Madan M, Asthana A K, Gautam A. Accidental intestinal myiasis caused by genus Sarcophaga. Indian J Med Microbiol [serial online] 2010 [cited 2020 Aug 5 ];28:176-178
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