Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae) causing hospital-acquired myiasis of a traumatic wound.

@article{Daniel1994LuciliaS,
  title={Lucilia sericata (Diptera: Calliphoridae) causing hospital-acquired myiasis of a traumatic wound.},
  author={Milan Daniel and H Sr{\'a}mov{\'a} and E Z{\'a}labsk{\'a}},
  journal={The Journal of hospital infection},
  year={1994},
  volume={28 2},
  pages={149-52}
}
A case of traumatic nosocomial myiasis caused by the green bottle fly Lucilia sericata (Meigen, 1826) occurred in a patient hospitalized following a serious road traffic accident. The patient had suffered extensive polytrauma particularly in the facial area of the skull. A total of 50 larvae was discovered in the oral cavity, nose, paranasal sinuses and enucleated eye-socket. Projected timing indicated that the eggs were laid while the patient was hospitalized. The development of myiasis was… CONTINUE READING

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