Taxonomy: Suborder Astigmata
Animal: Sarcoptes scabei 2 11.jpg
Sites: Skin
Sarcoptes scabei dorsal view of adult female scabies mite 0.25 - 0.35 mm tunnels at 2 - 3 mm per day, host specific, the saliva has a proteolytic enzyme and the scabies rash is a follicular papular eruption. (in S/O Astigmata - small mites with no stigmata , breath through body surface).

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