Category Archives: Scabies Epidemiology

A highly contagious skin condition, scabies is caused by mite Sarcoptes scabiei hominis. These host-specific mites burrow into the skin and lay their eggs, which eventually hatch and grow into adults. The characteristic symptoms of the disease include superficial burrows, which cause intense itching followed by secondary infection. Epidemiology Scabies is demographic in epidemiology and […]