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Human gastrointestinal myiasis by Eristalis tenax






Revista de Saude Publica 32(4): 367-369

Human gastrointestinal myiasis by Eristalis tenax

Larvae obtained from faeces of 2 patients in Bariloche, Patagonia, Argentina, were identified as E. tenax. These 2 cases of human gastrointestinal myiasis were the first to be registered in Bariloche. The domestic water supply system was the most probable route of 'infestation'.


Accession: 003162851



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Kun, M.; Kreiter, A.; Semenas, L., 1998: Gastrointestinal human myiasis for Eristalis tenax Myiasis gastrointestinal humana por Eristalis tenax. The myiasis observed in Bariloche are characterized and the probable conditions under which the infestations took place established. The larvae obtained from faeces of 2 patients were identified as Eristalis tenax (Diptera: Syrphidae) according to...

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