Sarcoptes


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Sarcoptes

 [sahr-kop´tēz]
a widely distributed genus of mites, including the species S. scabie´i, the itch mite, the cause of scabies in man; different varieties of the organism cause mange in different animals.

Sarcoptes

/Sar·cop·tes/ (sahr-kop´tēz) a genus of mites, including S. scabie´i, the cause of scabies in humans.
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SARCOPTES SCABIEI
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SARCOPTES SCABIEI

Sarcoptes

(săr-kŏp′tēz)
A genus of Acarina that includes the mites that infest humans and animals. Sarcoptes scabiei causes scabies in humans.
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Sarcoptes

a widely distributed genus of mites in the family Sarcoptidae which causes sarcoptic mange. Their nomenclature is confused but the most widely used system of nomenclature is Sarcoptes scabiei var. canis, var. suis, var. equi, var. ovis, var. bovis, etc.
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Sarcoptes scabiei var. canis.By permission from Kummel BA, Color Atlas of Small Animal Dermatology, Mosby, 1989

Sarcoptes tapiri
potentially pathogenic for tapirs.
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Differential Features of Tunga penetrans and Other Organisms * T Sarcoptes penetrans Ticks Myiasis scabei Helminths Exoskeleton, + + + + + cuticle or tegument Hypodermal + + - - Some species layer Tracheae + + + + - Digestive + + + + + tract Eggs + - - + Some species ([dagger]) Striated + + + + - muscle (Haphazard (Helminths distri- have smooth bution) muscle) * Plus sign indicates feature is present; minus sign, feature is absent.
ASCABIES is a skin infection by a small mite, sarcoptes scabiei, which burrows into the skin.
SCABIES is a condition caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei.
Just to complicate matters even more, mites such as sarcoptes and demodex or the fungal infection ringworm may take advantage of the damaged skin and cause infection.
Lesions may resemble insect bites, allergic reactions, herpes virus infection, molluscum contagiosum lesions, or bites of the mite Sarcoptes scabiei.
Mycoplasma hominis Ureaplasma urealyticum Chancroid Haemophilus ducreyi> >Chlamydial infections Chlamydia trachomatis Cytomegalovirus infections Cytomegalovirus Genital herpes Herpes simplex virus Genital (venereal) warts Human papillomavirus Gonorrhea Neisseria gonorrhoeae Granuloma inguinale Calymmatobacterium granulomatis (donovanosis) Leukemia-Lymphoma/Myelopathy HTLV-I and II Lymphogranuloma venereum Chlamydia trachomatis Molluscum contagiosum Molluscum contagiosum virus Pubic lice Phthirus pubis Scabies Sarcoptes scabiei Syphilis Treponema pallidum Trichomoniasis Trichomonas vaginalis Vaginal yeast infections Candida albicans
Table 1 Organisms Commonly Transmitted by the Sexual Route Bacteria * Chlamydia trachomatis * Neisseria gonorrhoeae * Treponema pallidum * Haemophilus ducreyi * Calymmatobacterium granulomatosis * Mycoplasma hominis * Mycoplasma genitalum * Ureaplasma urealyticum Viruses * Human immunodeficiency virus * Herpes simplex virus types I and II * Human papillomaviruses * Hepatitis B virus * Hepatitis C virus * Molluscum contagiousum Virus Protozoa * Trichomonas vaginalis Ectoparasites * Sarcoptes scabiei * Phthirus pubis OVERVIEW OF THE EPIDEMIOLOGY OF BACTERIAL STDs CHLAMYDIA TRACHOMATIS Chlamydia is the most frequently reported of all communicable diseases in North America (CDC, 1996; CDC, 1993; Gully, 1992).
Hyperkeratotic mange caused by Sarcoptes scabiei (Acariformes: Sarcoptidae) in juvenile human-habituated mountain gorillas (Gorilla gorilla beringei).