Cochliomyia hominivorax

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the screw-worm fly, a species that is a serious pest of livestock from Mexico to Argentina and is the primary cause of myiasis in the western hemisphere; attracted by fresh blood, it deposits eggs on wounds, tick bites, or intact moist areas of the body, and the larvae invade living tissues, causing severe myiasis and often death; it is known to attack humans, especially in the nose, although wounds, eyes, and other body openings have also been attacked.
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Incidence of myiasis in Panama during the eradication 1of Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel 1858, Diptera: Calliphoridae) (2002-2005).
First report of myiasis caused by Cochliomyia hominivorax (Diptera: Calliphoridae) in a diabetic foot ulcer patient in Argentina.
Patient with tracheostomy parasitized in hospital by larvae of the screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax.
Comparison of gelled and meat diets for rearing screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax (Diptera: Calliphoridae), larvae.
Incidence of myiasis in Panama during the eradica tion of Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel 1858, Diptera: Calliphoridae) (2002-2005).
Table 6-15 Zoonotic Diseases Caused by Diptera Larvae Type of Myiasis Scientific Name Dermal, cutaneous, or * Cordylobia anthropophaga (Mango fly) subdermal myiasis * Cordylobia rodhaini (New World screwworm) * Cochliomyia hominivorax (New World screwworm) * Chrysomya bezziana (Old World screwworm) * Dermatobia hominis (human botfly) Wound myiasis * Lucilia sericata and Lucilia cuprina * Sarcophaga spp.
La miasis causada por la mosca Cochliomyia hominivorax, no solo es desagradable y perjudicial, tambien puede facilitar procesos patologicos que conducen a la muerte del individuo afectado.
More than a half-century of ARS research and leadership of intensive interagency eradication efforts has kept the United States free of the screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax, since 1982, and Mexico since 1991.
Cochliomyia hominivorax, estudio de sus larvas y consideraciones sobre miasis.
The sterile insect technique (SIT) has been successfully used against a number of pest insect species such as the New World screwworm, Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel) (Diptera: Calliphoridae), the onion fly, Delia antiqua (Meigen) (Diptera: Anthomyiidae), a tsetse fly, Glossina austeni Newstead (Diptera: Glossinidae), the Mediterranean fruit fly, Ceratitis capitata (Wiedemann) (Diptera: Tephritidae), the codling moth, Cydia pomonella (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), the false codling moth, Thaumatotibia leucotreta (Meyrick) (Lepidoptera: Tortricidae), and the pink bollworm, Pectinophora gossypiella (Saunders) (Lepidoptera: Gelechiidae) (Dyck et al.
The parasitoid has been recorded attacking the following calliphorid species: Cochliomyia hominivorax (Coquerel, 1858) (Silveira et al.