Demodex Mites - Commensals, Parasites or Mutualistic Organisms?

  • Published 2011


ated, he proposed that the life cycle of D. folliculorum mites was about 14.5 days. He also demonstrated that all life stages of these mites were negatively phototaxic, that is they were more mobile in a dark environment and relatively inert when bright light was shone on them. However, until optimal in vitro culture techniques and conditions allow Demodex… (More)