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Flashcards in Sarcoptes Scabiei Deck (10):
1

common name

itch mite/ neck and tail mange

2

____ in shape

round

3

life cycle

E-L-N-A

4

Life cycle

female creates burrow in epidermis
eggs laid in tunnel
hatch to larvae- crawl on skin surface
larvae burrow into molting pockets
nymphs and adults develop in molting pockets

5

what to they feed on?

liquid from damaged tissues

6

site of infection

epidermis of skin

7

pathogenesis

most sever cattle mange
mild: scaly skin
severe: thickened skin, hair loss

8

diagnosis

skin scraping

9

treatment

MCL

10

must be reported to _____

authorities