The dangers of an adventurous partner: Cordylobia anthropophaga infestation in London.


Whitehorn, JS; Whitehorn, C; Thakrar, NA; Hall, MJ; Godfrey-Faussett, P; Bailey, R; (2009) The dangers of an adventurous partner: Cordylobia anthropophaga infestation in London. Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 104 (5). pp. 374-5. ISSN 0035-9203 DOI: https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trstmh.2009.09.005

[img]
Preview
Text - Accepted Version
License: Copyright the publishers

Download (195kB) | Preview

Abstract

We describe a case of cutaneous myiasis caused by Cordylobia anthropophaga acquired in the UK from contact with another person's clothes. We propose that this diagnosis should be considered in both returning travellers and also their household contacts.

Item Type: Article
Faculty and Department: Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases > Dept of Clinical Research
Faculty of Infectious and Tropical Diseases
PubMed ID: 19818464
Web of Science ID: 277881200012
URI: http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/id/eprint/4664

Statistics


Download activity - last 12 months
Downloads since deposit
239Downloads
352Hits
Accesses by country - last 12 months
Accesses by referrer - last 12 months
Impact and interest
Additional statistics for this record are available via IRStats2

Actions (login required)

Edit Item Edit Item