2018, Cilt 34, Sayı 2, Sayfa(lar) 131-133
A traumatic myiasis case in a cat caused by Lucilia sericata
Ceylan İlhan1, Bilal Dik1, Nuriza Zamirbekova2
1Selçuk Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Parazitoloji AD, 42250, Selçuklu, Türkiye
2Selçuk Üniversitesi Veteriner Fakültesi Cerrahi AD, 42250, Selçuklu, Türkiye
Keywords: Cat, Felis catus, Myiasis, Lucilia sericata, Turkey

A female stray cat was brought in agony with a tissue lost wound to the Surgery Clinic of Veterinary Faculty, Selcuk University. During the examination, several larvae were found at the inguinal and anal areas of the cat. The collected larvae were preserved in alcohol 70%, and transparented in potassium hydroxide (KOH) 10% for a few days. In microscopical examination of anterior and posterior spiracles and cephalo-pharyngeal sceleton of the larvae, they were identified as second and third stages larvae of Lucilia sericata.