Oregon woman's eye worm infection a first for humans

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Oregon woman's eye worm infection a first for humans

- pamplinmedia.com
13 Feb 2018
Dr. Erin Bonura, an infectious diseases specialist at Oregon Health and Science University Hospital, who treated Beckley in Portland, said the young woman was "amazing" in the way she handled the infection. Between Aug. 11 and 30, Beckley pulled 14 tiny worms from her left eye, Bonura said.

Worms pulled from the eye of woman with rare infection

13 Feb 2018
New York (AP) - An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies. Fourteen tiny worms were removed from the left eye of the 26-year-old woman in August 2016. Scientists reported the case Monday. The woman was diagnosed in August 2016 with Thelazia gulosa, a type of eye worm seen in the ...
- khq.com

Woman had 14 worms pulled from her eye after rare infection

- cp24.com
13 Feb 2018
This undated photo provided by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows Thelazia gulosa, a type of eye worm seen in cattle in the northern United States and southern Canada, but never before in humans. An Oregon woman who had worms coming out of her eye is being called the first known human case of a parasitic infection spread by flies. Fourteen tiny ...

Worm in woman's eye leads to unique discovery

13 Feb 2018
"A worm pulled from Abby Beckley's eye. 'Fascinating ecological niche'Parasitic eye worms are common among dogs, cats, pigs, sheep, goats, cattle and wild carnivores like foxes and wolves. "It's an eye worm that often infects dogs and very occasionally affects humans," the CDC's Bradbury explained. JUST WATCHED Eye worm found in South Korean soldier Replay More Videos ... ...
- newssummedup.com

No bull US woman has 14 worms pulled from eye in 1st known case of infection

- rt.com
13 Feb 2018
It sounds like something out of a horror movie. As many as 14 translucent parasitic worms of the species Thelazia gulosa, all less than half an inch (1.27 cm) long, were extracted from the woman's eye over a two-week period in August 2016 before her symptoms dissipated.

US Woman Found With Eye Worm Previously Known Only in Cattle

13 Feb 2018
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention scientists said 14 translucent parasitic worms of the species Thelazia gulosa, all less than half an inch (1.27 cm) long, were extracted from the 26-year-old woman's eye over a 20-day period before her symptoms dissipated.
- news18.com

Woman Pulls 14 Worms Out Of Her Eye

- immortal.org
13 Feb 2018
Abby Beckley, 26, had the worms taken out of her eye in August 2016, according to scientists. Beckley was diagnosed with Thelazia gulosa , a kind of eye worm generally found in cattle in the northern United States and Southern Canada, but never before in humans, Fox News reports.

Oregon woman's condition first known case for humans

13 Feb 2018
"So I pulled my eye kind of down like this and I looked in that bottom little crevice and I was like something looks wrong, maybe I have a piece of fuzz stuck there," Beckley told FOX 12. "So I went like this, in like a picking motion, and I felt something in between my fingers and I pulled it out and I looked at my finger and it was a moving worm."
- kptv.com
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