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Case Report
The First Case of Otomyiasis Caused by Sarcophaga spp. (Diptera; Sarcophagidae) Larvae in a Goose in the World
1 Department of Parasitology, Adnan Menderes University Faculty of Veterinary Science, Aydın, Turkey  
Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2014; 38: 211-213
DOI: 10.5152/tpd.2014.3591
Key Words: Sarcophaga spp., otomyiasis, goose

Otomyiasis was diagnosed in the right ear of a 3-month-old goose. Twenty-three of 25 larvae were in the meatus acusticus externus, and 2 larvae were under the skin. The larvae were in the third larval stage of Sarcophaga spp. by microscopic examination. A case of otomyiasis was reported in goose for the first time in the world on the basis of morphological characteristics (macroscopic and microscopic evaluation) in this communication. 

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