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Thelazia lacrymalis

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Species:
Ectoparasite


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Eye worms (Thelazia lacrymalis) are transmitted by the face fly. Some reports

indicate that conjunctitis or keratitis is caused by this parasite. Necropsy reports

prevalence as high as 30%.


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