ID#: 21335
Under a low magnification of 4X, this photomicrograph revealed some of the morphologic features exhibited by a human botfly, Dermatobia hominis maggot. This specimen was extracted from a patient’s skin. For closer views of this organism, see PHIL 21333, for a view of its posterior caudal region, and PHIL 21334, for an enlarged view of its head region.
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Content Provider(s): CDC/ Dr. George R. Healy
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