The treatment lasts for three days and the size of the maggots
when they come off is incredible.
Seraticin is made from the maggot
secretions of the common green bottle fly.
are currently used for treating conditions such as leg ulcers, pressure sores and other infected surgical wounds.
She said: "Patients often say the maggots
just look like a ball of cotton scrunched up.
They said wounds including ulcers can be cleaned more quickly if maggots
were used, so that patients spent less time in hospital - potentially saving the NHS up to pounds 30 million.
flies are fooled by an apple-sized sphere painted black, which like a red apple does not reflect ultraviolet light.
But the use of maggots
was forgotten when antibiotics were discovered, until the 1980s, when their influence on injury management was looked at again.
provide a gentle and safe "biological debridement" of refractory wounds and can promote wound healing.
Feeder fishing with red maggot
and pinkies is catching skimmers, hybrids and roach.
According to a recent British survey, 95 percent of doctors who have used maggot
therapy were pleased with the results.
Inmates at category C Kennet jail planned to sue the Prison Service after "finding" maggots
in the meals.
JAMIE Oliver has had a Kitchen Nightmare - after a diner at his restaurant was stunned to see maggots
falling on to his lunch.
also cause walnut husks to become slimy and sticky, which blackens the walnut shells, making them unmarketable and the nutmeat difficult to process (Poland et al.
July 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- DJ Ass Maggots
, a pseudonym for a physician practicing internal medicine with an emphasis on geriatric care, announced today the release of his second book, "Poseidon's Tunnel," to audiences worldwide.
They are attracted to dirty, unhygienic conditions to lay their eggs which then hatch into maggots