Traumatic Myiasis: A Neglected Disease in a Changing World.

  title={Traumatic Myiasis: A Neglected Disease in a Changing World.},
  author={Martin J R Hall and Richard L Wall and Jamie R Stevens},
  journal={Annual review of entomology},
Traumatic myiasis, the parasitic infestation by fly larvae in traumatic lesions of the tissues of living vertebrates, is a serious medical condition in humans and a welfare and economic issue in domestic animals. New molecular studies are providing insights into its evolution and epidemiology. Nevertheless, its incidence in humans is generally underreported, particularly in tropical and subtropical regions. Myiasis in domestic animals has been studied more extensively, but continuous management… CONTINUE READING