First Record of Urogenital Myiasis Induced by Megaselia scalaris (Diptera: Phoridae) from Iran

  • MohammadBagher Ghavami Mail Department of Medical Entomology and Vector Control, Faculty of Medicine, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran.
  • Ahmad Djalilvand Department of Pathology, Faculty of Medicine, Zanjan University of Medical Sciences, Zanjan, Iran.
Urogenital myiasis, Megaselia scalar, Scuttle fly, Phorid larva


Myiasis is the infestation of organs and tissues of human and animals with fly larvae. This article reports an 18 year-old man with urogenital myiasis, the passing of live Megaselia scalaris larvae in the urine, from Zanjan City, northwest of Iran. We discourse the importance of diagnosis and management of urogenital myiasis in medicine.


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Ghavami M, Djalilvand A. First Record of Urogenital Myiasis Induced by Megaselia scalaris (Diptera: Phoridae) from Iran. J Arthropod Borne Dis. 9(2):274-280.
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