Intestinal myiasis caused by larvae of Telmatoscopus albipunctata in a Taiwanese man.
Intestinal myiasis in a Malaysian patient caused by larvae of Clogmia albipunctatus (Diptera: Psychodidae).
Although these commonly cause wound or necrotic tissue myiasis, eggs or larvae in the environment can be accidentally ingested causing intestinal myiasis .
Our patient presented with multiple, living, L3 larvae in his stools and thus likely contracted intestinal myiasis from accidental ingestion of eggs.
We have described a new case of accidental intestinal myiasis that occurred due to E.
Analogous to our study, laboratories tests show that live larvae are predominantly instigated by intestinal myiasis flies.
A case of intestinal myiasis
caused by the larva of Chrysomyia chloropyga Wied.
Larvae of Clogmia albipunctata were reported before as cause of human nasopharyngeal myiasis (14, 20), intestinal myiasis (21-22) and urinary myiasis (9, 10).
Intestinal myiasis in man caused by larvae of Clogmia (= Telmatoscopus) albipunctata Williston (Psychodidae, Diptera).
Diverse cases have been reported of traumatic and intestinal myiasis provoked by Sarcophaga sp., but the specific species has not been determined .
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