Dermanyssus gallinae


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Der·ma·nys·sus gal·li·nae

(der'mă-nis'ŭs ga-lē'nē),
The red hen-mite, a parasite of chickens, pigeons, and other birds; it sometimes attacks humans and causes an itching eruption, especially in sensitized people.
[derm- + G. nyssō, to prick; L. gallina, hen]

Dermanyssus gallinae

(dĕr″mă-nĭ′sŭs găl-ī′nē) [Gr. derma, skin + nyssō, to prick + L. gallina, hen]
A species of mite found in chickens. Its bite may cause an itchy rash, esp. prevalent in owners of infested farm animals or pets.

Dermanyssus gallinae

a member of the genus of the Dermanyssidae family of mites.
A major parasite of domestic fowls but also occurs on other birds including aviary and wild colonies. Causes death due to anemia. A vector for spirochetosis of fowls and possibly the equine encephalitides. A common chance parasite of humans from heavy infestations in urban bird colonies. Called also red mite.
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Traps containing acaricides for the control of Dermanyssus gallinae.
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Avaliacao da eficiencia do oleo mineral no controle do Dermanyssus gallinae (De Geer, 1778) (Acari: Dermanyssidae), em condicoes de campo e laboratorio.
Sensibilidade in vitro do Dermanyssus gallinae (De Geer, 1778) e Ornithonyssus sylviarum (Canestrini e Fanzago, 1877) (Acari: Gamasida) frente a acaricidas fosforados, piretroides e amidinas, com observacoes sobre o ciclo biologico.
Dermanyssus gallinae and Ascaridia galli infections on behaviour and health of laying hens (Gallus gallus domesticus).
Contact and fumigant toxicity of oriental medicinal plant extracts against Dermanyssus gallinae (Acari: Dermanyssidae).
Sorptive dusts for the control of the poultry red mite Dermanyssus gallinae.
Temperature influence on life table statistics of the chicken mite Dermanyssus gallinae (Acari: Dermanyssidae).
Acao acaricida de extratos foliares de especies de Coffea (Rubiaceae) sobre Dermanyssus gallinae (De Geer, 1778) (Acari: Dermanyssidae).
Control methods for Dermanyssus gallinae in systems for laying hens: results of an international seminar.
Se identificaron cinco especies del orden Acariforme (Chirodiscoides caviae, Dermanyssus gallinae, Ornithonyssus spp, Cheyletiella spp, Trixacarus caviae) y tres especies del orden Phthiraptera (Gliricola porcelli, Trimenopon hispidum, Gyropus ovalis), siendo Chirodiscoides caviae y Gliricola porcelli los de mayor frecuencia.