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Sarcoptes

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n. a genus of small oval mites. The female of S. scabiei, the scabies mite, tunnels into the skin, where it lays its eggs. The presence of the mites causes severe irritation,...

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Sarcoptes

Overview page. Subjects: Medicine and Health.

n. a genus of small oval mites. The female of S. scabiei, the scabies mite, tunnels into the skin, where it lays its eggs. The presence of the mites causes severe irritation,...

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Sarcoptes

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2010; p ublished online January 2010 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 38 words.

n. a genus of small oval mites. The female of S. scabiei, the scabies mite, tunnels into the skin,

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A Proteomic Analysis of <i>Sarcoptes scabiei</i> (Acari: Sarcoptidae)

Marjorie S. Morgan, Larry G. Arlian, S. Dean Rider, William C. Grunwald and David R. Cool.

in Journal of Medical Entomology

May 2016; p ublished online January 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 6904 words.

The pruritic skin disease scabies is caused by the burrowing of the itch mite Sarcoptes scabiei (De Geer). It is difficult to diagnose this disease because its symptoms often resemble those...

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Response of Human Skin Equivalents to <i>Sarcoptes scabiei</i>

in Journal of Medical Entomology

September 2010; p ublished online December 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 3928 words.

Studies have shown that molecules in an extract made from bodies of the ectoparasitic mite, Sarcoptes scabiei De Geer, modulate cytokine secretion from cultured human keratinocytes and...

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Sarcoptes <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

May 2017; p ublished online May 2017 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing. 38 words.

a genus of small oval mites. S. scabiei the scabies mite. The female tunnels into the skin, where it lays

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Sarcoptes <i>n.</i>

Edited by Elizabeth A. Martin and Tanya A. McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2014; p ublished online May 2014 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 38 words.

a genus of small oval mites. S. scabiei the scabies mite. The female tunnels into the skin, where it lays

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Sarcoptes <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin and Tanya McFerran.

in A Dictionary of Nursing

January 2008; p ublished online January 2008 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Nursing Studies. 38 words.

a genus of small oval mites. S. scabiei the scabies mite. The female tunnels into the skin, where it lays

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Sarcoptes <i>n.</i>

Elizabeth Martin.

in Concise Medical Dictionary

January 2015; p ublished online September 2015 .

Reference Entry. Subjects: Medicine and Health. 38 words.

a genus of small oval mites. The female of S. scabiei, the scabies mite, tunnels into the skin, where

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Crusted Scabies: A Molecular Analysis of <i>Sarcoptes scabiei</i> Variety <i>hominis</i> Populations from Patients with Repeated Infestations

Shelley F. Walton, James McBroom, John D. Mathews, David J. Kemp and Bart J. Currie.

in Clinical Infectious Diseases

November 1999; p ublished online November 1999 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Infectious Diseases; Immunology; Public Health and Epidemiology; Microbiology. 3219 words.

Crusted scabies is a severe debilitating disease due to hyperinfestation with the ectoparasite Sarcoptes scabiei. Treatment protocols include oral ivermectin and topical scabicides. After...

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Presence of Host Immunoglobulin in the Gut of <i>Sarcoptes scabiei</i> (Acari: Sarcoptidae)

in Journal of Medical Entomology

May 2006; p ublished online October 2014 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Disease Ecology and Epidemiology; Entomology. 1982 words.

Sarcoptes scabiei (De Geer) mites burrow in the nonliving stratum corneum of the epidermis of their mammalian hosts. These mites ingest extracellular fluid (serum) that seeps...

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