The maggot inspection is a method of detecting the presence of a fly larva that causes skin diseases. Myiasis is a parasitic disease caused by the larvae of larvae parasitizing in organs or tissues of humans or animals. Skin myiasis refers to the inflammatory response caused by the larvae of certain flies entering the skin.

Basic Information

Specialist classification: skin examination classification: pathogenic microbiological examination

Applicable gender: whether men and women apply fasting: not fasting

Tips: Pay attention to personal hygiene, do not eat strong irritating food. Normal value

The skin is in a healthy state.

Clinical significance

1. Abnormal results:

There are often mild fever, headache, nausea, general malaise and other symptoms at the beginning. There is itching, numbness or tingling on the skin, and skin damage occurs after a few days.

2. People who need to check:

A patient with a rash or bloated.


Inappropriate crowd: temporarily unknown.

Taboo before the test: pay attention to personal hygiene, do not eat strong irritating food.

Requirements for inspection: Actively cooperate with the doctor.

Inspection process

Laboratory inspection:

Blood routine examination, eosinophil counts increased significantly, up to 10% to 40%. ESR is accelerating.

Other auxiliary inspections:

Histopathology: eosinophilic granuloma, localized eosinophil infiltration in the dermis, sometimes visible in the body section.

Not suitable for the crowd

Contrained people: healthy people with normal skin.

Adverse reactions and risks

Generally no complications and harm.