trombiculosis


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trombiculosis

[trombik′yəlō′sis]
Etymology: Gk, tromein, to tremble, osis, condition
an infestation with mites of the genus Trombicula, some species of which carry scrub typhus.

trombiculosis

infestation with trombicula.
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Although rare, trombiculosis should be considered in cases where a dermatological disorder caused by ectoparasites is suspected in cats.
No specific medications are required to treat trombiculosis in humans.
Trombiculosis is not considered rare, but it is underreported and, probably, often misdiagnosed.