PERINATAL/NEONATAL CASE PRESENTATION Neonatal umbilical cord myiasis in New Jersey

@inproceedings{Puvabanditsin2014PERINATALNEONATALCP,
  title={PERINATAL/NEONATAL CASE PRESENTATION Neonatal umbilical cord myiasis in New Jersey},
  author={Surasak Puvabanditsin and Iqbal S. Malik and Lm Weidner and Sarojini Jadhav and Jonathan Sanderman and Ritu Mehta},
  year={2014}
}
Human myiasis is a rare condition. It is more common in tropical regions. Umbilical cord myiasis has not previously been reportedfrom a temperate climate, for example, New Jersey. We report a 9-day-old infant with umbilical cord myiasis. The maggots wereidentified by the entomologist as the larvae of Sarcophagidae, more commonly known as flesh flies.Journal of Perinatology (2014) 34, 718–719; doi:10.1038/jp.2014.69INTRODUCTIONNeonatal myiasis is extremely rare in a temperate climate, and… CONTINUE READING

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