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Diagnosis and treatment of Larvae of Clogmia albipunctatas (Diptera: Psychodidae) with rare oral infection

 Department of Stomatology, First Hospital Affiliated to Zhengzhou University, China

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Jia Guo,
Department of Stomatology, First Hospital Affiliated to Zhengzhou University
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DOI: 10.4103/0972-9062.364765

Background & objectives: To analyze the rare cases of multiple vomit of Clogmia albipunctatus from the mouth, and to explore the etiology and treatment measures. Methods: Collect the worms spit out by the patients during gargling, and send them to Henan Academy of Agricultural Sciences for identification, investigate the living environment of the patients and clean their oral cavity, and guide the patients to improve their living and health environment. Results: The spitting larvae were identified to be in line with the characteristics of psychodidae larva, and no larva infection was found after two weeks of dental cleaning and hygiene improvement. Interpretation & conclusion: It is not necessary to take oral anthelmintic in the treatment of parasitism of psychodidae. It is necessary to keep the living environment clean, do a good job in personal hygiene protection, and cut off the reinfection route of Clogmia albipunctatus.

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