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Accidental intestinal myiasis caused by genus Sarcophaga

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Author(s): Das A | Pandey A | Madan M | Asthana A | Gautam A

Journal: Indian Journal of Medical Microbiology
ISSN 0255-0857

Volume: 28;
Issue: 2;
Start page: 176;
Date: 2010;
Original page

Keywords: Intestinal myiasis | sarcophaga | myiasis

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.
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