Larval therapy

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Larval therapy (maggot debridement therapy, MDT, bio-surgery) uses myiasis for wound debridement and cleaning[1][2]. The secretions of the maggots may be used separately for their antimicrobial properties[3][4].

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Lucilia sericata sterile larvae information is available from the commercial website Zoobiotic formally known as the Biosurgical Research unit at the Princess of Wales Hospital, Bridgend (Wales)

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