Cheyletiella


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Cheyletiella

a genus of mites in the family Cheyletidae. Cause a mild, scaling dermatitis in dogs and cats, a more severe, pruritic dermatitis, mainly on the back of rabbits, and intensely pruritic vesicles in humans. Host specificity is not certain; in general C. blakei infests cats, C. parasitovorax infests rabbits and hares, and C. yasguri infests dogs.
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An adult Cheyletiella mite. By permission from Kummel BA, Color Atlas of Small Animal Dermatology, Mosby, 1989
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The diseases I worry about most are rabies, chlamydiosis, dermatophytosis, E cuniculi, influenza, Cheyletiella, mycobacteriosis (more often in fish than other animals), Salmonella, Giardia, and West Nile virus.
They include diets that are too low in fat, low environmental humidity, excessive bathing, external parasites such as fleas and Cheyletiella mites, bacterial or yeast infections of the skin, and various systemic diseases such as hypothyroidism or liver disease, to name a few.
Encephalitozoon cuniculi, Eimeria stiedae, Eimeria magna, Eimeria intestinalis, Eimeria irresidua, Eimeria flavescens, Eimeria piriformis, Toxoplasma gondii, Passalurus ambiguous, other helminths, parainfluenza virus 1, parainfluenza virus 2, reovirus, Psoroptes cuniculi, Cheyletiella parasitovorax, Leporacarus gibbus, and Dermatomycosis spp.
gallinae, Ornithonyssus spp y Cheyletiella spp hace probable que estos animales fueran la fuente de la infestacion, debido a que estos parasitos no presentan especificidad estricta de hospedero (Soulsby, 1987; Urquhart et al.
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.
More often than not the parasite cheyletiella (walking dandruff) is the cause.
If Cheyletiella is diagnosed, it can usually be treated with medication.
Cheyletiellosis (cheyletiella dermatitis) is a dermatitis caused by cheyletiella mites that are seen more commonly in cats, dogs and rabbits all over the world.
Three main types of mites are most problematic: Cheyletiella ("walking dandruff'); Demodex canis (which causes demodicosis, also known as red mange or demodectic mange); and Sarcoptes scabiei canis (which causes scabies, also known as sarcoptic mange)
She still has some but thankfully, it's plain old dander and not the Cheyletiella mite - aka 'walking dandruff' - that, being zoonotic, happily migrates to you and me.
Lesions caused by Cheyletiella mites are typically found on the forearms, anterior thighs, and lower abdomen after an infested pet sits on an individual's lap.