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Case Report
A Case of Gingival Myiasis in a Lamb Caused by the Wohlfahrtia magnifica (Diptera: Sarcophagidae)
1 Kırıkkale Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Parazitoloji Anabilim Dalı  
2 Department of Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Selçuk University, Konya, Turkey  
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2008; 32: 79-81

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Key Words: Wohlfahrtia magnifica, lamb, gingival myiasis, Turkey

Gingival myiasis was found in a 4-5-months lamb which was brought to the surgical clinic of the Veterinary Faculty of Kirikkale University due to a wound in its mouth. Eleven larvae were collected from lamb’s gums. The larvae were identified as the third stage larvae of Wohlfahrtia magnifica. 

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