[Conjunctival ophthalmomyiasis caused by Oestrus ovis].

  title={[Conjunctival ophthalmomyiasis caused by Oestrus ovis].},
  author={Encarnaci{\'o}n Clavijo and Jose M Requena and Felipe Garc{\'i}a and John Del Valle and Jos{\'e} Mar{\'i}a Mesa Garc{\'i}a},
  journal={Enfermedades infecciosas y microbiologia clinica},
  volume={11 6},
BACKGROUND Microbiologic diagnosis of conjunctival ophthalmomyiasis. MATERIAL AND METHODS Material extracted from three patients' conjunctiva who complained of sudden presence of foreign body and were diagnosed as conjunctival ophthalmomyiasis has been studied. Patients were recruited over two months from the Emergency Department. Diagnosis was performed through observation using the light microscope. RESULTS Oestrus ovis first-instance larvas were observed in all the samples studied… CONTINUE READING