Identification of bacteria which possible transmitted by Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae) in the region of Ahvaz, SW Iran

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Babak Vazirianzadeh 1 , * , Setareh Shams Solary 2 , Mahmoud Rahdar 2 , Reza Hajhossien 2 , Manijeh Mehdinejad 2

1 Department of Medical Mycoparasitology, School of Medicine, and Infectious Diseases and Tropical Medicine Centre, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, [email protected], Iran

2 Department of Medical Entomology, School of Health, Ahvaz Jundishapur University of Medical Sciences, Iran

How to Cite: Vazirianzadeh B, Shams Solary S, Rahdar M, Hajhossien R, Mehdinejad M. Identification of bacteria which possible transmitted by Musca domestica (Diptera: Muscidae) in the region of Ahvaz, SW Iran , Jundishapur J Microbiol. Online ahead of Print ; 1(1):28-31.

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Jundishapur Journal of Microbiology: 1 (1); 28-31
Article Type: Research Article
Received: June 1, 2008
Accepted: August 1, 2008

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Abstract

The house-fly, Musca domestica L., not only is a nuisance pest, but also acts as an important mechanical vector for lots of pathogenic microorganism agents, including: bacteria, protozoa, worms, fungi and viruses amongst humans and animals. The aim of this study was to isolate and identification bacteria that are pick up by house-fly over the human and animal premises. In this study totally 230 houseflies were collected to isolate their bacteria, from the central slaughter house and a zoo in Ahvaz SW Iran. The most common isolated bacteria were Escherichia coli with 230 cases (36.5%). The results of the current study confirm that flies are much more than a nuisance and that they pose potentially serious health risks. Consequently, the population of houseflies has to be controlled.

Keywords

Musca domestica, Escherichia coli, Staphylococci aureus, Pseudomonas spp., Proteus spp., Ahvaz

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