Scabies

18 December 2021 Itch Mite Overview Scabies is a highly irritant contagious skin infestation caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei or Itch Mite. The female Itch Mite burrows tunnels in the outer layer of skin feeds and lays eggs, which causes intense itching with characteristic erythematous papular skin rash having characteristic distribution on hands and … Continue reading Scabies

Vector-Borne Diseases

18 December 2021 A vector is any agent usually arthropods that carry and transmits an infectious agent (bacteria, viruses, protozoa, or helminths) into another living organism. Many of these vectors are bloodsucking insects, which ingest disease-producing microorganisms during a blood meal from an infected host (human or animal) and later transmit it into a new … Continue reading Vector-Borne Diseases