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mange

 [mānj]
a skin disease of domestic animals, due to mites.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

mange

(mānj),
A cutaneous disease of domestic and wild animals caused by any one of several genera of skin-burrowing mites; in humans, mite infestations are usually called scabies.
[Fr. manger, to eat]
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

mange

(mānj)
n.
Any of several contagious skin diseases of mammals caused by parasitic mites and characterized by skin lesions, itching, and loss of hair.
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mange

(mānj)
A cutaneous disease of domestic and wild animals caused by any one of several genera of skin-burrowing mites; in humans, mite infestations are usually referred to as scabies.
[Fr. manger, to eat]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

mange

A common skin disease of domestic animals sometimes transmitted to people. It is caused by any one of a range of skin mites, such as Sarcoptes scabei that burrow into the skin causing intense itching. See also SCABIES.
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Dogs also can get sarcoptic mange from wildlife if they interact directly or happen to go through the same area close together.
The 3 sheep and 1 cat examined did not have lesions suggestive of mange. Close examination of the fallow deer and alpacas was impracticable.
Mr Mange said in 2018 elephants destroyed his five hectare farm leaving him with nothing to feed his family.
The skin scrapings were examined after fourteen days post treatment and they were found negative for sarcoptic mange (Radostits et al., 2007).
He is suffering from eye and ear infections as well as severe mange.
5 Add mange tout and cook for a further minute; take off heat.
(http://www.foxnews.com/us/2017/09/03/zombie-dogs-roaming-near-chicago-are-infected-coyotes-police-warn.html) According to the officials , these coyotes are infected with a virus called the sarcoptic mange, a highly contagious skin disease that makes them look like the undead. 
Sarcoptes scabiei (Acari: Sarcoptidae), commonly known as itch mite, is an ectoparasite that burrows into the skin and causes a disease commonly known as scabies in humans and mange in animals.
Ivermectin at the dose rate of 0.2 mg/kg body weight and 0.4 mg/kg body weight as subcutaneous injection repeated 3 times at 15 days interval proved to be 100% effective against light, medium and heavy infestation of sarcoptic mange in camels.