It has been reported that the surface area of wounds can shrink 22 per cent in size a week when maggots
are applied which is much faster than when conventional dressings are used.
Mrs Cooke-Griffiths said said her five-year-old daughter was afraid to sleep in her bedroom because she has nightmares about the maggots
and even though she and her husband kept the place clean, two older children couldn't have friends over as it was embarrassing.
A spokesperson for Plus Dane has confirmed they were investigating the problem and that staff were removing the maggots
One hypothesis suggests maggots
have antimicrobial properties and anti-inflammatory effects on tissues.
and order maggots
" It is understood that an initial search of the area above the table and on the room above found no evidence of dead animals, so the restaurant think the problem could be down to woodworm.
Initially, this may be the faecal contamination itself but the maggots
will also attach to the surface of the skin causing damage.
At first they did not admit they had sold them, but when I bought some more from them and examined them on the spot, those also had the maggots
," he added.
Hussain and his colleagues have been outlined in the "Journal of Plastic, Reconstructive and Anaesthetic Surgery," where they point out that increased awareness on the use of maggots
could lead to their frequent use against antibiotic resistant bacteria.
, covered by dressing, are left to work their magic for three days.
Authorities--maybe a Maggot
Emergency Management Team?
MERTHYR Tydfil AA member Ian Cathrew caught 130lb of carp on sweetcorn and maggots
from Wagtail Pool on his latest visit to Lower Pen y clawdd Farm at Raglan.
Experts at Copenhagen Wound Healing Centre, Statens Serum Institut and the University of Copenhagen in Denmark, observed in their study that the maggots
applied to simulated wounds heavily infected with the bacterium Pseudomonas aeruginosa were left dead after 20 hours.
Since Wirral Council started collecting household waste fortnightly instead of weekly, some residents' bins have become a breeding ground for maggots
will be trialled as a medical treatment in eight hospitals across England and Wales after pioneering tests in Wales proved successful.
FOR centuries maggots
were used by doctors for treating wounds but they were replaced by the introduction of antibiotics.