Cheyletiella yasguri

Cheyletiella yasguri

A dog mite which may transiently burrow into the skin of a dog’s owners and evoke pruritus and self-resolving papulourticarial lesions.

Management
Topical pesticides, possibly ivermectin.

Cheyletiella yasguri

Medical entomology A dog mite that may transiently burrow into a dog owner's skin and evoke pruritus, causing self-resolving papulourticarial lesions. See Dogs, Mites.
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Cheyletiella yasguri mite sometimes called 'walking dandruff', is highly contagious, zoonotic skin parasite (Mellgren and Bergvall, 2008) occurring primarily on back and causes flaky skin (dandruff), scratching (itchiness), reddened skin, small bumps and scabs on skin, mild hair loss and if it go into nose, sneezing and scratching at face.
Efficacy of ivermectin against Cheyletiella yasguri infestation in dogs.
Although perhaps hundreds of different types of mites are capable of infesting a dog's body, the vast majority of canine mange cases are caused by only four of them: Demodex canis, Sarcoptes scabei, Cheyletiella yasguri and Otodectes canis.
Cheyletiellidae * Cheyletiella yasguri * Dogs, cats, These are nonburrowing (causes clinical disease rabbits, mites that remain in puppies, but not wild mam- of the surface of skin adults) mals and feed on scales or * Cheyletiella blakei tissue fluids/blood.