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Myiasis in Free-Ranging Hedgehog (Etelerix algirus) Caused by Lucilia sericata

Abdulhakim A. EL Maghrbi

Lucilia sericata is an external parasite found on the animal body and causes myiasis. A case of myiasis in a hedgehog (Etelerix algirus) with many active maggots in an inflamed and bad odor wound located on the upper part of the neck behind the ears is described in this report. Larval stages taken from ...

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