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Late instar larvae of the scuttle fly, Megaselia scalaris Loew, were found near the right eye of a live captive-reared western hognose snake, Heterodon nasicus Baird and Girard. Dissection and removal of the snake's dorsal cranial bones revealed tissue degradation of the infected eye, the optic...

Author(s)
Diclaro, J. W.; Lehnert, M. S.; Mitola, M. A.; Pereira, R. M.; Koehler, P. G.
Publisher
Entomological Society of America, Lanham, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2011, 48, 4, pp 934-936
Abstract

The myiasis causing New World screwworm (NWS) fly is responsible for substantial losses to livestock breeders in the Americas. Due to the negative impact of the NWS fly in animal health, expansion of successful NWS fly eradication programmes is under discussion. However, the effects of geography...

Author(s)
Fresia, P.; Silver, M.; Mastrangelo, T.; Azeredo-Espin, A. M. L. de; Lyra, M. L.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2014, 138, Suppl., pp S34-S41
AbstractFull Text

A case of myiasis due to Musca domestica describes in Pseudocerastes persicus for the first time. The snake was found in Bari Karafs, Kashan, Iran, with a lesion on its body. Fourteen live larvae of M. domestica removed from its wound. This is the first report of a new larval habitat of M....

Author(s)
Dehghani, R.; Sedaghat, M. M.; Bidgoli, M. S.
Publisher
Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran, Iran
Citation
Journal of Arthropod-Borne Diseases , 2012, 6, 1, pp 86-89
Abstract

The aim of this study is to give information about a recent intruder in Europe: The humpbacked fly (Megaselia scalaris) and emphasize potential risks. Materials consist of known cases of infection and damage. Relevant literature is surveyed. The conclusions and discussion illustrate that this fly...

Author(s)
Zwart, P.; Schaftenaar, W.; Zwartepoorte, H.; Debatist, P.; Mutschmann, F.
Publisher
Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Proceedings of the International Conference on Diseases of Zoo and Wild Animals, Beekse Bergen, The Netherlands, 20th-24th May 2009, 2009, pp 19-25
Abstract

Box turtles (Terrapene spp.) maintained as pet animals are commonly presented to the veterinary clinic for health care. A complete blood count (CBC) is recommended for box turtle patients as part of the annual physical examination, when they are ill, and before owner-induced brumation. Box turtles...

Author(s)
Heatley, J. J.; Russell, K. E.
Publisher
Elsevier, New York, USA
Citation
Journal of Exotic Pet Medicine, 2010, 19, 2, pp 160-164
Abstract

All past primary literature dealing with myiasis of Nearctic wild animals due to blowflies and fleshflies is reviewed and summarized. Forty-two species of wild animals have been reported as hosts to 30 species of myiasis flies. The obligate parasitic fleshflies, Wohlfahrtia vigil and Cistudinomyia...

Author(s)
Baumgartner, D. L.
Citation
Wildlife Rehabilitation, 1988, 7, pp 3-46
Abstract

This comprises the Proceedings of the 3rd International Wildlife Disease Conference held at Univ. Munich, 1975. The papers presented included the following:Frank, W. (Dep. Parasitol., Univ. Hohenheim, Stuttgart, W. Germany). Mycotic infections in amphibians and reptiles (73-88, 30 ref., 6 fig., 1...

Publisher
Plenum Press., New York, USA
Citation
Wildlife diseases., 1976, pp xv + 686 pp.
Abstract

A comprehensive series of trials was carried out in which carcasses of sheep, lambs, hares, birds and lizards were exposed throughout a year in maggot-proof trays. The numbers and species of flies produced were recorded. Only six out of 27 carcasses of sheep produced L. cuprina and then only an...

Author(s)
Waterhouse, D. F.
Citation
Bulletin of the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research, Australia, 1947, 217, pp 31 pp.
Abstract

Larvae of Lucilia coeruleiviridis Macq. (Phaenicia coeruleiviridis) were discovered causing facultative wound myiasis in the eastern box turtle (Terrapene carolina carolina) in Maryland. Eight larvae were recovered from a puncture wound in the turtle's body wall near the head. Adult flies emerged...

Author(s)
Abercrombie, J.
Citation
Journal of the Washington Academy of Sciences, 1977, 67, 4, pp 155-156
Abstract

If a drop of blood from a normal horse is spread as a thin film between a slide and a cover glass the red corpuscles are seen on microscopic examination to tend to form rouleaux. These chains intertwine and anastomose readily to form various sized masses of red cells in most of which, however,...

Author(s)
Hornby, H. E.
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 1919, 75, 6, pp 207-211 pp.

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