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quercina is an agent of butt trunk heart or heart sap rot; it is a facultative parasite [8, 10] and tends to live in more anthropogenically transformed forest stands, where it is more often met on the inert substrate--stumps, cut and thrown trunks, their stubs.
No report has described bacteremia following myiasis with facultative parasites, but investigations of bacteria in reported myiasis cases have been conducted on cutaneous lesions and never on blood (9).

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