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Gastric Myiasis by Oestrus Ovis Larvae in a Sirohi Goat: A Case Report

Kamal Purohit, Goverdhan Singh, Sanweer Khatoon, Anita Rathore, Sudeep Solanki, Naresh Singh Kuntal and Ajay Kumar

Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary & animal Science, Navania, Vallabhnagar, Udaipur – 313601, Rajasthan.

Published in the Indian Veterinary Journal April 2019 : 96 (4) - pages 65 to 66
(Received: October, 2018, Accepted: December, 2018)


A post mortem case of 3.5-year-old female Sirohi goat was presented with a history of anorexia, weight loss, in-coordinated movements, and nasal discharge. The post mortem was conducted and the larvae were discovered in the stomach region. Morphological identification revealed it as larvae of O. ovis (nasal bots).

Key Words: Oestrus ovis, Gastric myiasis,Nasal bot, Goat

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