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1

What is caused by a sarcoptes mite which burrows into the epidermis?

SCABIES

2

Where is scabies found?

WEB OF HAND, FLEXOR WRIST SURFACE, INNER ELBOW, AXILLA, NIPPLE, PENIS, BELT LINE, GLUTEAL CREASE

3

Name the small insects which live off the blood of animals and are host specific and host dependent?

PEDICULOSIS
aka
LICE

4

Name the aka for pediculus pubis?

CRABS

5

What does pediculus corporis affect?

WHOLE BODY lice

6

How far can lice jump?

CLOSE TO 2 METRES

7

Can you treat clients with scabies and lice?

CAREFULLY YES, BUT PERSONAL CHOICE