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  • gilliana commented on Kiteman's instructable What is the point of ironing your clothes?4 months ago
    What is the point of ironing your clothes?

    Here you go - https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Amor_Khachemoune/publication/47155089_Cutaneous_myiasis_A_review_of_the_common_types_of_myiasis/links/55ce000b08ae118c85bc3f10.pdfRobbins K, Khachemoune A. Cutaneousmyiasis: a review of the common types of myiasis.Int J Dermatol. 2010 Oct;49(10):1092-8.(excerpt)The Tumbufly, Cordylobia anthropophaga, is ablowfly that belongs to the family of Calliphoridae. . . . Prevention ofinfection may include ironing clothes on both sides, drying garments on aclothesline that is located in the bright sunshine, and/or drying clothes insidethe house with the windows closed.And one does not have to travel – the blowfly may travelinstead – http://researchonline.lshtm.ac.uk/4664/1/TRSTMH-D-09-00346.pdfWhitehorn JS, Whitehorn C, Thakrar NA, Hall MJ,Godfrey-Faussett P, Bailey R. Thedangers of an adventurous partner:Cordylobia anthropophaga infestation in London. TransR Soc Trop Med Hyg. 2010 May;104(5):374-5.AbstractWe describe a case of cutaneous myiasis caused by Cordylobia anthropophaga acquired inthe UK from contact with another person's clothes. We propose that thisdiagnosis should be considered in both returning travellers and also theirhousehold contacts.

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