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.
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Should the poultry red mite Dermanyssus gallinae be of wider concern for veterinary and medical science?.
Contact and fumigant toxicity of oriental medicinal plant extracts against Dermanyssus gallinae (Acari: Dermanyssidae).
Temperature influence on life table statistics of the chicken mite Dermanyssus gallinae (Acari: Dermanyssidae).
The poultry red mite (Dermanyssus gallinae): a potential vector of pathogenic agents.
Correspondence with reference to Dermanyssus gallinae on human being.
Breve observacion sobre el parasitismo humano por el Dermanyssus gallinae. Rev.
Traps containing acaricides for the control of Dermanyssus gallinae. Veterinary Parasitology, v.110, n.1-2, p.109-116, 2002.
Dermanyssus gallinae (Acari: Dermanyssidae) (De Geer, 1778): Colonizacao e resposta de protoninfas alimentadas a correntes de ar e a odores de extratos de acaros co-especificos em olfatometro discriminante.
Susceptibilities of northern fowl mite, Ornithonyssus sylviarum (Acarina: Macronyssidae), and chicken mite, Dermanyssus gallinae (Acarina: Dermanyssidae), to selected acaricides.
La mayoria de los cuyes no mostraron signos clinicos relacionados al parasitismo externo, donde solo el 44% presento lesiones dermicas (mayormente alopecia y en algunos casos eritema, descamacion y queratinizacion), especialmente asociado a casos por Chirodiscoides caviae, Gliricola porcelli, Dermanyssus gallinae y Cheyletiella spp.
* 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.
(%) Acariformes (acaros) 135 58.5 170 73.9 305 66.3 Chirodiscoides caviae 131 57.0 154 67.0 284 61.7 Trixacarus caviae 1 0.4 2 0.9 3 0.7 Dermanyssus gallinae 10 4.3 18 7.8 28 6.1 Ornithonyssus spp 2 0.9 10 4.3 12 2.6 Cheyletiella spp 2 0.9 11 4.8 13 2.8 Phthiraptera (piojos) 95 41.3 96 41.7 191 41.5 Gliricola porcelli 74 32.2 85 37.0 159 34.6 Trimenopon hispidum 6 2.6 3 1.3 9 2.0 Gyropus ovalis 0 0 1 0.4 1 0.2 Total 163 70.9 [+ 191 83.0 [+ 354 77.0 [+ o -] 6 o -] 5 o -] 4 Cuadro 2.