Thursday, June 21, 2018

scabies -

Scabies is a skin disease caused by mite (mite) Sarcoptes scabiei which is characterized by the presence of scab, baldness, and irritation on the skin

Sarcoptes scabiei is a mite with almost rounded, 8-foot short, medium-sized (300-600 μ) x (250-400 μ) features in females, and (200- 240 μ) x (150-200 μ) at males, usually living in the epidermal layer. The dorsal surface of the mite is covered by creases and grooves especially the transverse form so as to produce a number of small triangular scales. In addition, in females there are whip feathers in the 3rd and 4th legs whereas in males, whip hair is found only in the 3rd leg pair