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Oestrus ovis is the most common cause of human ophthalmomyiasis, and infection is often misdiagnosed as acute conjunctivitis. Although it typically occurs in shepherds and farmers, O. ovis ophthalmomyiasis has also been reported in urban areas.We report the first case study of O. ovis infection from Afghanistan. © 2008 by the Infectious Diseases Society of America. All rights reserved.
Author(s): Dunbar J, Cooper B, Hodgetts T, Yskandar H, Van Thiel P, Whelan S, Taylor J, Woods DR
Publication type: Article
Publication status: Published
Journal: Clinical Infectious Diseases
Print publication date: 01/06/2008
ISSN (print): 1058-4838
ISSN (electronic): 1537-6591
Publisher: University of Chicago Press
PubMed id: 18426373
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