A human case of urogenital myiasis caused by Psychoda sp. larvae in Tripoli, Libya



Saadawi WK, Shaibi T, Annajar BB.


Ann Parasitol. 2017;63(1):69-71. doi: 10.17420/ap6301.88.


Urogenital myiasis caused by Psychoda spp. involving human are very rare and present with unusual symptoms. Larvae belonging to Psychoda sp. (Diptera: Psychodidae) were found in the urogenital tract of a 9-year-old girl, who lives in Tajoura, Libya, and had suffered from genital pruritus and moving larvae in urine. This is the first record of such case in Libya.

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Link/DOI: 10.17420/ap6301.88