green bottle fly

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An opportunistic insect pathogen, which causes a form of myasis—i.e., maggot infestation, pupating in open sores or purulent discharges
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green bottle fly

An opportunistic insect pathogen, which causes a myasis/maggot infestation, pupating in open sores or purulent discharges
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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