Chrysomya bezziana, the Old World Screw-worm fly, is distributed in sub- Saharan Africa, Middle East, Indian subcontinent, SE Asia and New. Chrysomya bezziana Villeneuve. (Figures and ). ETYMOLOGY:Chryso = gold + myia = fly; along with bezziana for Dr. Bezzi. Chrysomya bezziana (Diptera: Calliphoridae) infestation: case report of three dogs in Malaysia treated with spinosad/milbemycin. Hock Siew.

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Chemicals for control of the Old World screw-worm fly Chrysomya bezziana in Australia.

Chrysomya Bezziana Oral Myiasis

The adult can be identified as metallic green or blue with a yellow face and the larvae are smooth, lacking any obvious body processes except on the last segment. J Trop Med Hyg. The Screwworm Fly Problem: All warm-blooded animals are subject to infestation by Chrysomya bezziana.

A case study reported in involving Chrysomya bezziana included a year-old woman with skin cancer. Pillai JS; Ramalingan S, The lesion healed completely within 15 days. Cutaneous myiasis, Chrysomya bezziana, parasite, infection, crater-like ulcer, Mexico, zoonoses, letter.

Cutaneous Myiasis Caused by Chrysomya bezziana Larvae, Mexico

Chrysomya bezziana by Anastasia Bowman Jun 25, Calliphoridaefirst recorded from Iraq. Caretakers of debilitated patients are encouraged to keep the environment the patient resides in clean. Bulletin of the Iraq Natural History Museum, 8: Spradbery and Kirk, ; Hall et bezziaan. This removal process should take place daily or chryskmya often as needed until the infestation is clear.


The anterior spiracle had four to five lobes and the posterior spiracle was open.

However, myiasis can affect deeper structures, including striated muscle and eventually bone, causing severe destruction of these tissues. The results were promising in-vitro outside of the body in controlled environments, like a petri dish and in-vivo tested with living animals. The button is situated in the break in the peritreme. InsectsTicksMites and Venomous Animals. The potential of vaccination as a control source was still unresolved, as the immunological mechanisms are very complex and follow-up studies need to be conducted.

The larvae feed on living tissue causing hezziana traumatic lesions in a great variety of warm-blooded animals. Larvae actively feed on the host’s blood.

Chrysomya bezziana

Biochemical changes include initial neutrophilia, anaemia and decreased serum protein with progressive increase in serum globulins Humphrey et al. The pupal stage is bezzian dependent with warm weather favoring growth. Chrysomya bezziana Old World screw-worm ; myiais of navel of new-born buffalo calf. The maggots were removed, and while the patient was recovering, it was noticed that the right eye was red.


Primary Industries Ministerial Council, 60 pp. The anterior spiracle has lobes, with 7 on occasion.

Chrysomya bezziana infestation

Screw-worm fly Version 3. Hong Kong Med J. Pictures Top of page Picture Title Caption Copyright Title Early stage of myiasis Caption Chrysomya bezziana Old World screw-worm ; wound myiasis – early stage of myiasis, with second and early third instar larvae of C.

In the depths of the lesion are a seething, pulsating mass of larvae covered in liquefied tissue and blood.

The adult female will lay her eggs on superficial wounds in live animals preferring wounds that are several days old. Support Center Support Center. The female lays approximately eggs at a time. Gezziana different species of fly larvae belonging to the order Diptera are implicated as causative agents in human myiasis.

This page was last edited on 23 Marchat Meat and Livestock Australia, 37 pp.