Vet Parasitol Reg Stud Reports 2021 Jan 3;23:100504. Epub 2020 Dec 3.
Veterinary Anatomic Pathology Section (SAP), Public Health and Epidemiology Department (DESP), Veterinary Institute (IV), Federal Rural University of Rio de Janeiro (UFRRJ), BR 465, Km 7, Seropédica, RJ, Brazil. Electronic address:
Flies of the genus Cochliomyia frequently cause myiasis in the Americas during the hot and humid climate, which favors the development of the parasite's life cycle. A three-year-old female sambar deer (Rusa unicolor), originated from a conservation farm in the municipality of Casimiro de Abreu, Rio de Janeiro state, Brazil, was presented for a necropsy. Grossly, a nodular wound in the right lacrimal gland was observed, with many intralesional larvae. Read More