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Chorioptes bovis-Common Name

Chorioptic mange mite, foot mange, leg mange, itchy heel

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Chorioptes bovis-Hosts

Equine, ruminants

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Chorioptes bovis-Identification

Feed on skin but do not pierce, females with suckers on leg pairs 1, 2, 4, males have suckers on leg pairs 1-4 pair 4 is rudimentary

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Chorioptes bovis-Life Cycle

ELNA.
Eggs, larvae and nymphs mature to adults in 10d.

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Chorioptes bovis-Site of Infection

Distal parts of limbs

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Chorioptes bovis-Pathogenesis and Lesions

Crusty lesions with thickened skin on distal parts of limbs

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Chorioptes bovis-Clinical Signs

Movement of mites can cause irritation

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Chorioptes bovis-Diagnosis

Skin scraping for mite

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Chorioptes bovis-Treatment and Prevention

MCL