acariasis


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ac·a·ri·a·sis

 (ăk′ə-rī′ə-sĭs)
n.
Infestation with or disease caused by mites or ticks.

acariasis

(ˌækəˈraɪəsɪs)
n
(Pathology) infestation of the hair follicles and skin with acarids, esp mites
[C19: New Latin. See acarus, -iasis]

ac•a•ri•a•sis

(ˌæk əˈraɪ ə sɪs)

n.
pl. -ses (-ˌsiz)
1. infestation with acarids, esp. mites.
2. a skin disease caused by such infestation, as scabies.
[1820–30]

acariasis

the condition of being infested by acarids or mites.
See also: Infestation
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.acariasis - infestation with itch mitesacariasis - infestation with itch mites    
infestation - the state of being invaded or overrun by parasites
Translations

ac·a·ri·a·sis

n. acariasis, infección causada por ácaros; comezón; sarna.
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Therapeutic management of concurrent sarcoptic and psoroptic acariasis in rabbits.
Dust mite (Dermatophagoides farinae, house dust mite), also known as powder-fed cutaneous acariasis, can be found in poultry feed, warehouse dust and dust in textile mill, also inhabiting in house dusts, carpets and filling-type furniture.
(2008), manifestaron que el penfigo foliaceo pertenece a un grupo de enfermedades llamadas "roido de polilla", que se caracterizan por placas o maculas con diferentes grados de alopecias, asi como por areas descamativas, eritematosas e hipercromicas, distribuidas en cara, tronco, miembros y region cervical, pudiendo estar asociada a diferentes afecciones (acariasis, dermatofilosis, dermatofitosis, foliculitis bacterianas, hipersensibilidad a picada de insectos y desequilibrio nutricional), resaltando la importancia del diagnostico definitivo en el presente estudio, por ser fundamental para la escogencia del tratamiento adecuado.
Abstract: Mortalities in a flock of canaries (Serinus canaria) with respiratory acariasis, pododermatitis caused by Staphylococcus aureus, and macrorhabdosis were investigated by postmortem examination.
Enfermedades zoonoticas conocidas por los medicos veterinarios SI conoce NO conoce Enfermedad # % # % Rabia 8 100 0 0 Brucelosis 7 87,5 1 12,5 Leptospirosis 6 75 2 25 Acariasis 5 62,5 3 37,5 Toxoplasmosis 5 62,5 3 37,5 Dermatofitosis 4 50 4 50 E.
Acariasis de las aves de corral en Venezuela, con especial referencia a la especie Dermatophagoides scheremetewskyi.