A review of Sarcoptes scabiei: past, present and future

@inproceedings{Arlian2017ARO,
  title={A review of Sarcoptes scabiei: past, present and future},
  author={Larry G Arlian and Marjorie S. Morgan},
  booktitle={Parasites & Vectors},
  year={2017}
}
The disease scabies is one of the earliest diseases of humans for which the cause was known. It is caused by the mite, Sarcoptes scabiei, that burrows in the epidermis of the skin of humans and many other mammals. This mite was previously known as Acarus scabiei DeGeer, 1778 before the genus Sarcoptes was established (Latreille 1802) and it became S. scabiei. Research during the last 40 years has tremendously increased insight into the mite’s biology, parasite-host interactions, and the… CONTINUE READING

7 Figures & Tables

Topics

Statistics

010203020172018
Citations per Year

Citation Velocity: 12

Averaging 12 citations per year over the last 2 years.

Learn more about how we calculate this metric in our FAQ.