Okla. Veterinarians Use Maggots to Clear Flesh From Rattlesnake Wound

Veterinarians at Oklahoma State University Veterinary Hospital successfully used maggots to clear away dead flesh from a horse that had been bitten by a rattlesnake.

"I'd heard of it being used on people," said admitting veterinarian Peggy Brosnahan, who had never tried maggot therapy. "When you have a critical case like this, it's beneficial to be open-minded."

The 16-month-old

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