Cheyletiella blakei

Cheyletiella blakei

Entomology A mite that may transiently burrow into the skin of humans belonging to a cat, evoking pruritus and innumerable papular urticarial lesions that heal by scabbing. See Cats, Mites.
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Cheyletiella blakei, which is naturally hosted by cats, causes infestations in people, especially who are in close contact with infested cats.
Cheyletiella blakei, dogal konagi kediler olan bir akar turudur.
We can, however, cite examples of other infections, such as Cheyletiella blakei dermatitis in a woman who shared her bed with a recently acquired cat (4).
A case of Cheyletiella blakei infection was reported in a 76-year-old woman with pruritic eruption of vesicles and bullous lesions on her trunk and arms (35).