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Woman’s eye hosts more than a dozen cattle eyeworms

Woman’s eye hosts more than a dozen cattle eyeworms

Author: Aimee Cunningham / Source: Science News for Students Fourteen of these cattle eyeworms were removed from the left eye of a young Oregon woman. A 26-year-old woman from Oregon felt something bothering her left eye. And a week later, she pulled out of...

14 cattle eyeworms removed from Oregon woman’s eye

14 cattle eyeworms removed from Oregon woman’s eye

Author: Aimee Cunningham / Source: Science News THE EYES HAVE IT Fourteen Thelazia gulosa nematodes, or cattle eyeworms, took up residence in the left eye of an Oregon woman, making her the first ever reported human case. A 26-year-old woman felt something...

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