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Noun1.Sarcoptes - type genus of the family Sarcoptidae: itch mitesSarcoptes - type genus of the family Sarcoptidae: itch mites
arthropod genus - a genus of arthropods
family Sarcoptidae, Sarcoptidae - small whitish mites
itch mite, sarcoptid - whitish mites that attack the skin of humans and other animals; "itch mites cause scabies"
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Sarcoptes scabei is a round mite with short, stubby legs.
Scabies, also known as the itch, is an infectious cutaneous disease caused by the itch mite Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis.
All children with dermatologic diagnosis that was confirmed by visual inspection of "the delta sign" (presence of the mite seen as a triangle representing the head) using dermoscopy or by microscopic identification of Sarcoptes scabiei were included in the study.
The Sarcoptes scabiei mite is the causative agent of scabies in humans and sarcoptic mange in animals (1).
It is caused by Sarcoptes scabiei mite and is contagious characterized by untraceable, nocturnal pruritus with mild cutaneous lesions (Fitzpatrick and Woff, 2001).
Scabies is an itchy skin condition caused by a tiny burrowing mite called Sarcoptes scabiei.
No es otra cosa sino la sarna, y se cura con banos por inmersion hasta que muere el parasito, el acaro Sarcoptes Scabiei, aunque es preciso limpiar y asear ropa, ropa de cama y todo lo que haya estado en contacto con el afectado, resultando contagiosa.
Todos los cerdos muestreados presentaban lesiones en orejas y piel compatibles con el parasitismo por acaros del genero Sarcoptes (Figura 1).
L undergoes a skin examination, which yields no evidence consistent with infestation with Pediculus humanus corporis (body louse) or Sarcoptes scabiei (scabies).
Sarcoptic mange in goat is caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var caprae mite causing lesion on face, ear and legs (Wall and Shear, 2001; Bhatia et al., 2016).