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Aberrant infestation of goat mandibles with Oestrus ovis larvae

Author:
Godara, R., Sharma, R. L., Sharma, C. S.
Source:
Tropical animal health and production 2010 v.42 no.1 pp. 137-139
ISSN:
0049-4747
Subject:
Oestrus ovis, breathing, goats, larvae, nose, public health, sheep
Abstract:
Nasal oestrosis is primarily an infestation of sheep. However, a non descript goat, aged three years was presented in lateral recumbency with clinical history of sneezing fits, laboured breathing, eroded mandibular lesions and bilaterally housing nasal bots therein. The first ever occurrence of nasal bots in an aberrant location (mandibles) in a goat, its therapeutic management and public health significance have been documented and discussed.
Agid:
435202