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Flashcards in Cheyletiella Yasguri Deck (13):
1

common name

walking dandruff

2

hosts

dogs and humans

3

is there a zoonosis

yes

4

identification

body has a waist
long legs
papal claws

5

size

500 micrometers- large enough to be seen walking

6

life cycle

mites tunnel in epidermis
eggs attach to hair

7

what do mites feed on?

debris

8

how is it transmitted?

direct contact

9

length of life cycle?

2 weeks

10

sites of infection

fur and hair

11

pathogenesis

walking dandruff- mites walking on skin

12

diagnosis

tape swab

13

treatment

topical treatments- insecticides