Cuterebra myiasis in humans: Six new case reports from the United States with a summary of known cases (Diptera: Cuterebridae)

C. R. Baird, John Podgore, C. W. Sabrosky

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New and unusual cases of Cuterebra myiasis in humans are reported from Washington, Oregon, Minnesota, Missouri, and New Hampshire. Larval development occurred in cutaneous warbles in an adult male, and adult female, and in 3 small children ages 6 weeks to 20 months. Partial development occurred in the respiratory passages of an adult male. A review of previous cases of human Cuterebra myiasis including 8 additional unpublished cases is included.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)263-267
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of medical entomology
Issue number3
Publication statusPublished - 1 Jan 1982


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