sarcoptes scabiei

Summary

Summary: A species of mite that causes SCABIES in humans and sarcoptic mange in other animals. Specific variants of S. scabiei exist for humans and animals, but many have the ability to cross species and cause disease.

Top Publications

  1. ncbi The truth about scabies
    Michelle Snow
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Nursing 37:28, 30. 2007
  2. ncbi The mitochondrial 12S gene is a suitable marker of populations of Sarcoptes scabiei from wombats, dogs and humans in Australia
    L F Skerratt
    School of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Werribee, Victoria, Australia
    Parasitol Res 88:376-9. 2002
  3. ncbi The neglected navigating web of the incomprehensibly emerging and re-emerging Sarcoptes mite
    Samer Alasaad
    Estacion Biologica de Donana, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Avda Americo Vespucio, 41092 Sevilla, Spain
    Infect Genet Evol 17:253-9. 2013
  4. ncbi Crossreacting IgG antibodies against fox mite antigens in human scabies
    N Haas
    Department of Dermatology, Medical Faculty Charité, Humboldt University, Schumannstrasse 20 21, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Dermatol Res 296:327-31. 2005
  5. ncbi Generation and characterization of cDNA clones from Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis for an expressed sequence tag library: identification of homologues of house dust mite allergens
    Katja Fischer
    The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, The Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, and The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:61-4. 2003
  6. ncbi Scabies mite inactivated serine protease paralogs inhibit the human complement system
    Frida C Bergström
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Wallenberg Laboratory, University Hospital Malmo, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Immunol 182:7809-17. 2009
  7. ncbi Scabies: new future for a neglected disease
    Shelley F Walton
    Menzies School of Health Research, Australia and Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    Adv Parasitol 57:309-76. 2004
  8. ncbi Accuracy of standard dermoscopy for diagnosing scabies
    Alain Dupuy
    Service de Dermatologie 2, Hopital Saint Louis, 1 avenue Claude Vellefaux, 75010 Paris, France
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:53-62. 2007
  9. ncbi Applicability of molecular markers to determine parasitic infection origins in the animal trade: a case study from Sarcoptes mites in wildebeest
    Samer Alasaad
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Forensic Sci Med Pathol 8:280-4. 2012
  10. pmc Potential application of serological tests on fluids from carcasses: detection of antibodies against Toxoplasma gondii and Sarcoptes scabiei in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes)
    Eva Britt Jakubek
    Department of Pathology and Wildlife Diseases, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Vet Scand 54:13. 2012

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  1. ncbi The truth about scabies
    Michelle Snow
    University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA
    Nursing 37:28, 30. 2007
  2. ncbi The mitochondrial 12S gene is a suitable marker of populations of Sarcoptes scabiei from wombats, dogs and humans in Australia
    L F Skerratt
    School of Veterinary Science, The University of Melbourne, Werribee, Victoria, Australia
    Parasitol Res 88:376-9. 2002
    We sequenced part of the mitochondrial 12S ribosomal RNA gene of 23 specimens of Sarcoptes scabiei from eight wombats, one dog and three humans...
  3. ncbi The neglected navigating web of the incomprehensibly emerging and re-emerging Sarcoptes mite
    Samer Alasaad
    Estacion Biologica de Donana, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Avda Americo Vespucio, 41092 Sevilla, Spain
    Infect Genet Evol 17:253-9. 2013
    ..Sarcoptes navigating web (Sarcoptes-NW) is intricate and uncertain, with unexplainable pathogenic flow. In this review we summarize by which routes, under what conditions and at what levels the Sarcoptes mite moves among its hosts...
  4. ncbi Crossreacting IgG antibodies against fox mite antigens in human scabies
    N Haas
    Department of Dermatology, Medical Faculty Charité, Humboldt University, Schumannstrasse 20 21, 10117 Berlin, Germany
    Arch Dermatol Res 296:327-31. 2005
    ..In contrast to human mites, red fox mites (Sarcoptes scabiei var...
  5. ncbi Generation and characterization of cDNA clones from Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis for an expressed sequence tag library: identification of homologues of house dust mite allergens
    Katja Fischer
    The Queensland Institute of Medical Research, The Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, and The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:61-4. 2003
    ..and veterinary significance, have been limited because of the difficulty of obtaining the causative organism Sarcoptes scabiei, the "itch mite...
  6. ncbi Scabies mite inactivated serine protease paralogs inhibit the human complement system
    Frida C Bergström
    Department of Laboratory Medicine, Wallenberg Laboratory, University Hospital Malmo, Lund University, Malmo, Sweden
    J Immunol 182:7809-17. 2009
    Infestation of skin by the parasitic itch mite Sarcoptes scabiei afflicts 300 million people worldwide and there is a need for novel and efficient therapies...
  7. ncbi Scabies: new future for a neglected disease
    Shelley F Walton
    Menzies School of Health Research, Australia and Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Australia
    Adv Parasitol 57:309-76. 2004
    ..in both human and animal populations, resulting from infestation of the skin with the "itch" mite Sarcoptes scabiei. Despite the availability of effective chemotherapy the intensely itching lesions engender significant ..
  8. ncbi Accuracy of standard dermoscopy for diagnosing scabies
    Alain Dupuy
    Service de Dermatologie 2, Hopital Saint Louis, 1 avenue Claude Vellefaux, 75010 Paris, France
    J Am Acad Dermatol 56:53-62. 2007
    Scabies is a contagious skin infestation caused by the human mite Sarcoptes scabiei. The usual reference method for definitive diagnosis is ex vivo identification of the mite with microscopic examination of skin scrapings...
  9. ncbi Applicability of molecular markers to determine parasitic infection origins in the animal trade: a case study from Sarcoptes mites in wildebeest
    Samer Alasaad
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Forensic Sci Med Pathol 8:280-4. 2012
    ....
  10. pmc Potential application of serological tests on fluids from carcasses: detection of antibodies against Toxoplasma gondii and Sarcoptes scabiei in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes)
    Eva Britt Jakubek
    Department of Pathology and Wildlife Diseases, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden
    Acta Vet Scand 54:13. 2012
    ..The aim of this study was to assess if antibodies could be detected in two types of fluids collected from 56 carcasses of red foxes (Vulpes vulpes): pleural fluid and lung extract...
  11. ncbi Fatal Sarcoptes scabiei infection of blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur) in Pakistan
    M P Dagleish
    Moredun Research Institute, Pentlands Science Park, Bush Loan, Penicuik, Near Edinburgh, EH26 OPZ Scotland, UK
    J Wildl Dis 43:512-7. 2007
    b>Sarcoptes scabiei was detected for the first time in skin scrapings, hair pluckings, and histologic sections from a blue sheep (Pseudois nayaur) from the Shimshali Pamir in the Karakorum range of the western Himalaya in Pakistan (36 ..
  12. pmc Increased allergic immune response to Sarcoptes scabiei antigens in crusted versus ordinary scabies
    Shelley F Walton
    School of Health and Sport Sciences, University of the Sunshine Coast, Maroochydore DC, QLD 4558, Australia
    Clin Vaccine Immunol 17:1428-38. 2010
    Scabies, a parasitic skin infestation by the burrowing "itch" mite Sarcoptes scabiei, causes significant health problems for children and adults worldwide...
  13. ncbi The immunology of susceptibility and resistance to scabies
    S F Walton
    Menzies School of Health Research and Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Parasite Immunol 32:532-40. 2010
    The transmission of scabies occurs with the burrowing of Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis mites into the skin. Infestation invariably leads to the development of localized cutaneous inflammation, pruritus and skin lesions...
  14. ncbi Sarcoptes scabiei: Specific immune response to sarcoptic mange in the Iberian ibex Capra pyrenaica depends on previous exposure and sex
    Mathieu Sarasa
    Departamento de Biologia Animal, Biología Vegetal y Ecología, Facultad de Ciencias Experimentales, Universidad de Jaén Campus las Lagunillas, S N, E 23071 Jaén, Spain
    Exp Parasitol 124:265-71. 2010
    ..We discuss the immunological pattern of host-Sarcoptes interactions and also suggest further lines of work that may improve the understanding of immunological interactions of host-Sarcoptes systems...
  15. ncbi Sarcoptic mange and cheetah conservation in Masai Mara (Kenya): epidemiological study in a wildlife/livestock system
    Francis Gakuya
    Department of Veterinary and Capture Services, Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya
    Parasitology 139:1587-95. 2012
    ..b>Sarcoptes scabiei was isolated from cheetahs, Thomson's gazelles, wildebeests, lions, cattle, goats and dogs; Psoroptes ovis, ..
  16. ncbi Evidence that scabies mites (Acari: Sarcoptidae) influence production of interleukin-10 and the function of T-regulatory cells (Tr1) in humans
    Larry G Arlian
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:283-7. 2006
    We performed experiments to determine whether an extract of Sarcoptes scabiei (De Geer) influenced cytokine expression by human T-lymphocytes...
  17. ncbi Biotin-avidin amplified ELISA for detection of antibodies to Sarcoptes scabiei in chamois (Rupicapra spp.)
    Luisa Rambozzi
    Dipartimento di Produzioni Animali, Epidemiologia ed Ecologia, Universita di Torino, Italy
    Vet Res 35:701-8. 2004
    ..An amplified capture enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay was developed to detect antibodies to Sarcoptes scabiei in chamois (Rupicapra spp.) serum...
  18. ncbi A diagnostic test for scabies: IgE specificity for a recombinant allergen of Sarcoptes scabiei
    Rama Jayaraj
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory 0810, Australia
    Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis 71:403-7. 2011
    ..3. This study shows that quantification of levels of IgE antibody to rSar s 14.3 is a highly sensitive method for diagnosis of scabies infestation in clinical practice...
  19. ncbi In vivo evidence that Sarcoptes scabiei (Acari: Sarcoptidae) is the source of molecules that modulate splenic gene expression
    Larry G Arlian
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Med Entomol 44:1054-63. 2007
    The clinical signs of a Sarcoptes scabiei (De Geer) (Acari: Sarcoptidae) infestation are initially delayed, which suggests that the mites can depress the immune/inflammatory response...
  20. ncbi The opportunistic Sarcoptes scabiei: a new episode from giraffe in the drought-suffering Kenya
    S Alasaad
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies IEU, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Vet Parasitol 185:359-63. 2012
    ..Affected giraffes were captured and successfully treated. The possible relations between this outbreak and annual seasons, animal age-classes and sex, and spatial distribution are discussed...
  21. ncbi Extracts of scabies mites (Sarcoptidae: Sarcoptes scabiei) modulate cytokine expression by human peripheral blood mononuclear cells and dendritic cells
    Larry G Arlian
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435 0001, USA
    J Med Entomol 41:69-73. 2004
    ..Cells were cultured in medium alone or medium containing 50 microg/ml of Sarcoptes scabiei (SS) extract, 50 ng/ml E. coli lipopolysaccharide (LPS), or SS + LPS together...
  22. ncbi Negative effect of the arthropod parasite, Sarcoptes scabiei, on testes mass in Iberian ibex, Capra pyrenaica
    Mathieu Sarasa
    Departamento de Biologia Animal, Biología Vegetal y Ecología, Facultad de Ciencias Experimentales, Universidad de Jaen, E 23071 Jaén, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 175:306-12. 2011
    ..and in an attempt to rectify this dearth of data we examined the relationship between the skin parasite Sarcoptes scabiei and testes mass in Iberian ibex Capra pyrenaica...
  23. ncbi Characterisation of recombinant immunoreactive antigens of the scab mite Sarcoptes scabiei
    C Kuhn
    Department of Molecular Parasitology, Institute of Biology, Humboldt University Berlin, Berlin, Germany
    Vet Parasitol 153:329-37. 2008
    ..Three of the proteins contain repetitive sequences which suggests that they might be involved in immune evasion. The application of these antigens in serodiagnosis and the suitability for diagnosis is discussed...
  24. ncbi A multigene family of inactivated cysteine proteases in Sarcoptes scabiei
    Deborah C Holt
    J Invest Dermatol 123:240-1. 2004
  25. ncbi Mechanisms for a novel immune evasion strategy in the scabies mite sarcoptes scabiei: a multigene family of inactivated serine proteases
    Deborah C Holt
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research and The Australian Center for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, Brisbane, Australia
    J Invest Dermatol 121:1419-24. 2003
    Parasitic infestation of the skin by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei is a significant problem worldwide, particularly in socially disadvantaged communities...
  26. ncbi Skin-scale genetic structure of Sarcoptes scabiei populations from individual hosts: empirical evidence from Iberian ibex-derived mites
    S Alasaad
    Departamento de Biologia Animal, Biología Vegetal y Ecología, Universidad de Jaen, Jaen, Spain
    Parasitol Res 104:101-5. 2008
    The objective of the present study was to examine the extent of genetic diversity among Sarcoptes scabiei individuals belonging to different skin subunits of the body from individual mangy hosts...
  27. ncbi Genetic epidemiology of Sarcoptes scabiei (Acari: Sarcoptidae) in northern Australia
    S F Walton
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, QLD, Australia
    Int J Parasitol 34:839-49. 2004
    ..Here we further analyse the intra-specific relationship of Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis with S. scabiei var...
  28. pmc Problems in diagnosing scabies, a global disease in human and animal populations
    Shelley F Walton
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, and Department of Medicine, Royal Darwin Hospital, Casuarina NT 0811, Australia
    Clin Microbiol Rev 20:268-79. 2007
    ..Scabies is caused by the ectoparasitic mite Sarcoptes scabiei burrowing into the host epidermis...
  29. pmc A tractable experimental model for study of human and animal scabies
    Kate Mounsey
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 4:e756. 2010
    Scabies is a parasitic skin infestation caused by the burrowing mite Sarcoptes scabiei. It is common worldwide and spreads rapidly under crowded conditions, such as those found in socially disadvantaged communities of Indigenous ..
  30. ncbi Presence of host immunoglobulin in the gut of Sarcoptes scabiei (Acari: Sarcoptidae)
    Christine M Rapp
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University, 3640 Col Glenn Highway, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:539-42. 2006
    b>Sarcoptes scabiei (De Geer) mites burrow in the nonliving stratum corneum of the epidermis of their mammalian hosts. These mites ingest extracellular fluid (serum) that seeps into the burrow from the lower vascular dermis...
  31. pmc Response of human skin equivalents to Sarcoptes scabiei
    Marjorie S Morgan
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Med Entomol 47:877-83. 2010
    Studies have shown that molecules in an extract made from bodies of the ectoparasitic mite, Sarcoptes scabiei De Geer, modulate cytokine secretion from cultured human keratinocytes and fibroblasts...
  32. ncbi Dermoscopy for the in vivo detection of sarcoptes scabiei
    C Prins
    Pigmented Skin Lesion Unit, Department of Dermatology, University Hospital Geneva, Geneva, Switzerland
    Dermatology 208:241-3. 2004
    ..Dermoscopy is a useful tool for the diagnosis of scabies either as a diagnostic test or to guide the traditional diagnostic tests...
  33. ncbi Functional analysis and localisation of a delta-class glutathione S-transferase from Sarcoptes scabiei
    Eva U Pettersson
    Department of Parasitology SWEPAR, National Veterinary Institute and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 751 89 Uppsala, Sweden
    Int J Parasitol 35:39-48. 2005
    The mite Sarcoptes scabiei causes sarcoptic mange, or scabies, a disease that affects both animals and humans worldwide. Our interest in S. scabiei led us to further characterise a glutathione S-transferase...
  34. ncbi Sarcoptes scabiei: the circulating antibody response and induced immunity to scabies
    L G Arlian
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435
    Exp Parasitol 78:37-50. 1994
    ..These data also suggested that vaccination with specific scabies tissue containing the relevant antigens or recombinant relevant antigens could enhance the cell-mediated response to protect the hosts against natural infestations...
  35. pmc The use of radio-collars for monitoring wildlife diseases: a case study from Iberian ibex affected by Sarcoptes scabiei in Sierra Nevada, Spain
    Samer Alasaad
    Estacion Biologica de Donana, Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas CSIC, Avda, Americo Vespucio s n, Seville, Spain
    Parasit Vectors 6:242. 2013
    ....
  36. ncbi Modulation of cytokine expression in human keratinocytes and fibroblasts by extracts of scabies mites
    Larry G Arlian
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435 0001, USA
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 69:652-6. 2003
    b>Sarcoptes scabiei lives in the stratum corneum of its mammalian host. Keratinocytes and fibroblasts are among the first cells to encounter the burrowing mite and its products...
  37. ncbi Genetic epidemiology of Sarcoptes scabiei in the Iberian wolf in Asturias, Spain
    Alvaro Oleaga
    Instituto de Investigación en Recursos Cinegéticos IREC CSIC UCLM JCCM Ronda de Toledo, s n 13071, Ciudad Real, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 196:453-9. 2013
    During the last decades, attempts have been made to understand the molecular epidemiology of Sarcoptes scabiei, and to detect and clarify the differences between isolates from different hosts and geographic regions...
  38. pmc Characterization of a serine protease homologous to house dust mite group 3 allergens from the scabies mite Sarcoptes scabiei
    Simone A Beckham
    Infectious Diseases and Immunology Division, Queensland Institute for Medical Research, Herston, Queensland 4029, Australia
    J Biol Chem 284:34413-22. 2009
    The scabies mite, Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis, infests human skin, causing allergic reactions and facilitating bacterial infection by Streptococcus sp., with serious consequences such as rheumatic fever and rheumatic heart disease...
  39. ncbi The origin of Sarcoptes scabiei in wombats
    David A Morrison
    Department of Parasitology SWEPAR, National Veterinary Institute and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, 751 89, Uppsala, Sweden
    Parasitol Res 91:497-9. 2003
    In 2002, Skerratt et al. phylogenetically analysed sequence data for several haplotypes of the parasitic mite Sarcoptes scabiei from wombat, human and dog hosts in Australia, to test scenarios concerning the origin and diversification of ..
  40. ncbi Effects of sarcoptic mange on the reproductive performance of ewes and transmission of Sarcoptes scabiei to newborn lambs
    G C Fthenakis
    Veterinary Faculty, University of Thessaly, Department of Reproduction and Obstetrics, PO Box 199, 43100 Karditsa, Greece
    Vet Parasitol 95:63-71. 2001
    ..Sarcoptic mange was observed in the offspring of infested ewes after 30 days and in the offspring of uninfested controls 60 days after their birth...
  41. pmc Scabies mite peritrophins are potential targets of human host innate immunity
    Angela Mika
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 5:e1331. 2011
    Pruritic scabies lesions caused by Sarcoptes scabiei burrowing in the stratum corneum of human skin facilitate opportunistic bacterial infections...
  42. pmc The curse of the prey: Sarcoptes mite molecular analysis reveals potential prey-to-predator parasitic infestation in wild animals from Masai Mara, Kenya
    Francis Gakuya
    Department of Veterinary and Capture Services, Kenya Wildlife Service, Kenya
    Parasit Vectors 4:193. 2011
    Recently, there have been attempts to understand the molecular epidemiology of Sarcoptes scabiei, to evaluate the gene flow between isolates of S. scabiei from different hosts and geographic regions...
  43. ncbi Immunologic cross-reactivity among various strains of Sarcoptes scabiei
    L G Arlian
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    J Parasitol 82:66-72. 1996
    Varieties of Sarcoptes scabiei from different hosts are highly host specific but they are morphologically indistinguishable...
  44. ncbi Crusted scabies (sarcoptic mange) in four cats due to Sarcoptes scabiei infestation
    Richard Malik
    Post Graduate Foundation in Veterinary Science, Building B22, The University of Sydney, New South Wales 2006, Australia
    J Feline Med Surg 8:327-39. 2006
    ..Sarcoptic mange should be considered in the differential diagnosis of cats with non-pruritic crusting skin diseases, especially when there is contact with foxes or dogs, and when owners have itchy papular lesions...
  45. ncbi European guideline for the management of scabies, 2010
    G R Scott
    Department of Genitourinary Medicine, Edinburgh Royal Infirmary, Edinburgh, UK
    Int J STD AIDS 22:301-3. 2011
    Transmission of the mite Sarcoptes scabiei generally occurs by protracted direct body contact; although in crusted scabies, transmission also occurs via infected clothing or bedding...
  46. ncbi Sarcoptes-World Molecular Network (Sarcoptes-WMN): integrating research on scabies
    Samer Alasaad
    Estacion Biologica de Donana, CSIC, Avda Americo Vespucio s n, Seville 41080, Spain
    Int J Infect Dis 15:e294-7. 2011
    ....
  47. ncbi Sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabiei var vulpes) in a red fox (Vulpes vulpes) population in north-west Surrey
    P Bates
    Entomology Section, Scientific Services Unit, Veterinary Laboratories Agency, Weybridge, New Haw, Addlestone, Surrey KT15 3NB
    Vet Rec 152:112-4. 2003
  48. ncbi On the substantial variation in serological responses in pigs to Sarcoptes scabiei var. suis using different commercially available indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays
    M Lowenstein
    Institute of Parasitology and Zoology, University of Veterinary Medicine, Veterinarplatz 1, 1210 Vienna, Austria
    Parasitol Res 94:24-30. 2004
    ..the use of different enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) for the detection of antibodies against Sarcoptes scabiei var. suis...
  49. ncbi Mange caused by Sarcoptes scabiei (Acari: Sarcoptidae) in wild raccoon dogs, Nyctereutes procyonoides, in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan
    M Takahashi
    Department of Medical Zoology, Saitama Medical School, Japan
    J Vet Med Sci 63:457-60. 2001
    ..procyonoides) obtained in Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan, all of which were found to be heavily infected with Sarcoptes scabiei. The mites detected on these raccoon dogs were morphologically indistinguishable from the human species, and ..
  50. ncbi Failure to protect goats following vaccination with soluble proteins of Sarcoptes scabiei: evidence for a role for IgE antibody in protection
    Simson Tarigan
    Balai Penelitian Veteriner, Jalan R E Martadinata 30, P O Box 151, Bogor 16114, Indonesia
    Vet Parasitol 133:101-9. 2005
    ..Soluble proteins from Sarcoptes scabiei were extracted then subjected to ion exchange chromatography, and proteins from the column were eluted step-..
  51. ncbi Clinical evaluation and antibody responses in sheep after primary and secondary experimental challenges with the mange mite Sarcoptes scabiei var. ovis
    F Rodríguez-Cadenas
    Departamento de Sanidad Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Leon, Campus de Vegazana s n, E 24071, Leon, Spain
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 133:109-16. 2010
    ..responses in sheep after primary (n=10) and secondary (n=4) experimental challenges with the mange mite Sarcoptes scabiei var. ovis were studied...
  52. ncbi Productivity effects of bovine mange and control with ivermectin
    S Rehbein
    Merial GmbH, Kathrinenhof Research Center, Walchenseestr 8 12, 83101 Rohrdorf, Germany
    Vet Parasitol 114:267-84. 2003
    ....
  53. pmc Extracts of Sarcoptes scabiei De Geer downmodulate secretion of IL-8 by skin keratinocytes and fibroblasts and of GM-CSF by fibroblasts in the presence of proinflammatory cytokines
    Jeremi S Mullins
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Med Entomol 46:845-51. 2009
    Previous in vitro studies showed that molecules in an extract of the mite Sarcoptes scabiei variety canis De Geer could modulate the secretion of cytokines from cultured normal human epidermal keratinocytes and dermal fibroblasts in the ..
  54. ncbi Scabies mite inactivated serine protease paralogues are present both internally in the mite gut and externally in feces
    Charlene Willis
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 75:683-7. 2006
    The scabies mite, Sarcoptes scabiei, is the causative agent of scabies, a disease that is common among disadvantaged populations and facilitates streptococcal infections with serious sequelae...
  55. ncbi Detection of antibodies in sera of weaned pigs after contact infection with Sarcoptes scabiei var. suis and after treatment with an antiparasitic agent by three different indirect ELISAs
    E Kessler
    Extension Center for Epidemiology, Buescheler Strasse 9, D 49456 Bakum, Germany
    Vet Parasitol 114:63-73. 2003
    Three commercial enzyme-linked immunosorbent assays (ELISAs) were compared for the detection of antibodies to Sarcoptes scabiei var. suis using experimental sera of six 8-week-old pigs after contact infection with Sarcoptes scabiei var...
  56. ncbi Skewed Th1/Th2 immune response to Sarcoptes scabiei
    Peter N Lalli
    Department of Biological Sciences, Wright State University, Dayton, Ohio 45435, USA
    J Parasitol 90:711-4. 2004
    ..Our data also indicate that lymphocytes in the spleen and lymph nodes can present different cytokine response profiles...
  57. ncbi Widespread exposure to Sarcoptes scabiei in wild European rabbits (Oryctolagus cuniculus) in Spain
    J Millan
    Servei d Ecopatologia de Fauna Salvatge SEFaS Wildlife Diseases Research Group, Departament de Medicina i Cirurgia Animals, Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona, 08193 Bellaterra, Spain
    Vet Parasitol 183:323-9. 2012
    ..house' ELISA test based on the use of a recombinant antigen aimed at determining the rates of contact with Sarcoptes scabiei was carried out on sera from 966 rabbits collected between 1993 and 2010 in Spain...
  58. ncbi Efficacy of a spot-on formulation of pyriprole on dogs infested with Sarcoptes scabiei
    J J Fourie
    ClinVet International, Universitas, 9321 South Africa
    Vet Rec 167:442-5. 2010
    ..5 per cent moxidectin (Advocate; Bayer Animal Health) against Sarcoptes scabiei on dogs, 20 naturally infested adult dogs were ranked according to their pretreatment mite counts, allocated ..
  59. ncbi Scratching the itch: new tools to advance understanding of scabies
    Kate E Mounsey
    School of Health and Sport Sciences, Faculty of Science, Health, Education and Engineering, University of the Sunshine Coast, Locked Bag 4, Maroochydore DC, QLD 4558, Australia
    Trends Parasitol 29:35-42. 2013
    Scabies remains a significant public health problem worldwide. Research into aspects of Sarcoptes scabiei biology and host-parasite interactions has been impeded by an inability to maintain mites in vitro and by limited access to ..
  60. ncbi Scabies in the developing world--its prevalence, complications, and management
    R J Hay
    International Foundation for Dermatology, London, UK
    Clin Microbiol Infect 18:313-23. 2012
    ..The purpose of this review is to provide an update on the current position of scabies with regard to its complications and control in resource-poor countries...
  61. ncbi Identification of a homologue of a house dust mite allergen in a cDNA library from Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis and evaluation of its vaccine potential in a rabbit/S. scabiei var. canis model
    Pearly Harumal
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 68:54-60. 2003
    b>Sarcoptes scabiei ("itch mite") causes scabies, a disease of considerable human and veterinary significance. Little work has been done at the molecular level because of the difficulty of obtaining mites...
  62. ncbi Structural mechanisms of inactivation in scabies mite serine protease paralogues
    Katja Fischer
    Scabies Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Brisbane, Australia
    J Mol Biol 390:635-45. 2009
    The scabies mite (Sarcoptes scabiei) is a parasite responsible for major morbidity in disadvantaged communities and immuno-compromised patients worldwide...
  63. ncbi Sarcoptes mite from collection to DNA extraction: the lost realm of the neglected parasite
    S Alasaad
    Department of Ecology and Sylviculture, Aleppo University, 20333 Aleppo, Syria
    Parasitol Res 104:723-32. 2009
    Sarcoptes mite from collection to DNA extraction forms the cornerstone for studies on Sarcoptes scabiei. Whilst the new science era took a shy leap into the different facets of mite studies, the cornerstone was almost entirely neglected...
  64. ncbi Normalization of a cDNA library cloned in lambda ZAP by a long PCR and cDNA reassociation procedure
    K Fischer
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research, Queensland, Australia
    Biotechniques 34:250-2, 254. 2003
  65. ncbi Scabies: a ubiquitous neglected skin disease
    Ulrich R Hengge
    Department of Dermatology, Heinrich Heine University, Dusseldorf, Germany
    Lancet Infect Dis 6:769-79. 2006
    ..Other problems such as post-scabies eczema and reinfestation, and newer treatments such as ivermectin are also discussed...
  66. ncbi Paramyosin from the parasitic mite Sarcoptes scabiei: cDNA cloning and heterologous expression
    J G Mattsson
    Department of Parasitology SWEPAR, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden
    Parasitology 122:555-62. 2001
    The burrowing mite Sarcoptes scabiei is the causative agent of the highly contagious disease sarcoptic mange or scabies. So far, there is no in vitro propagation system for S...
  67. ncbi The efficacy of an imidacloprid/moxidectin combination against naturally acquired Sarcoptes scabiei infestations on dogs
    L J Fourie
    Department of Zoology and Entomology, University of the Free State, Bloemfontein, 9301, South Africa
    Aust Vet J 84:17-21. 2006
    ..5% w/v) combination (Advocate Bayer HealthCare, Animal Health) with that of selamectin for the treatment of Sarcoptes scabiei on dogs...
  68. ncbi Scabies
    Jorg Heukelbach
    Department of Community Health, School of Medicine, Federal University of Ceara, Brazil
    Lancet 367:1767-74. 2006
    ..We expect the future to bring more sensitive and specific clinical and laboratory-based diagnostic methods, as well as new therapeutic strategies...
  69. ncbi Evaluation of a serological test (indirect ELISA) for the diagnosis of sarcoptic mange in red foxes (Vulpes vulpes)
    Set Bornstein
    Department of Parasitology SWEPAR, National Veterinary Institute, Uppsala, Sweden
    Vet Dermatol 17:411-6. 2006
    ..The same ELISA has also demonstrated specific antibodies to Sarcoptes scabiei in experimentally infected red foxes...
  70. pmc Acaricidal activity of eugenol based compounds against scabies mites
    Cielo Pasay
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS ONE 5:e12079. 2010
    Human scabies is a debilitating skin disease caused by the "itch mite" Sarcoptes scabiei. Ordinary scabies is commonly treated with topical creams such as permethrin, while crusted scabies is treated with topical creams in combination ..
  71. ncbi Comparison of dermoscopy, skin scraping, and the adhesive tape test for the diagnosis of scabies in a resource-poor setting
    Birke Walter
    Institute of Microbiology and Hygiene, Charité Universität Berlin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Campus Benjamin Franklin, Berlin, Germany
    Arch Dermatol 147:468-73. 2011
    ..Scabies is a parasitic skin disease endemic in resource-poor communities in low-income countries. The best ways to diagnose scabies in this setting have not been investigated...
  72. pmc Temporal stability in the genetic structure of Sarcoptes scabiei under the host-taxon law: empirical evidences from wildlife-derived Sarcoptes mite in Asturias, Spain
    Samer Alasaad
    Institute of Evolutionary Biology and Environmental Studies IEU, University of Zurich, Winterthurerstrasse 190, 8057 Zurich, Switzerland
    Parasit Vectors 4:151. 2011
    ....
  73. ncbi Sarcoptic mange in Spanish ibex from Spain
    L Leon-Vizcaino
    Enfermedades Infecciosas, Departamento de Patologia Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Murcia, Espana
    J Wildl Dis 35:647-59. 1999
    ..46 of the 63 (73%) ibex captured in different areas of the nature park were naturally infected with the Sarcoptes scabiei. Infected ibex were examined for number of mites during the initial stage of the disease (n = 3), in the ..
  74. ncbi Identification and characterization of Sarcoptes scabiei and Dermatophagoides pteronyssinus glutathione S-transferases: implication as a potential major allergen in crusted scabies
    Annette Dougall
    Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 73:977-84. 2005
    The astigmatid mite Sarcoptes scabiei is the causative agent of scabies, a highly infectious parasitic disease of the skin...
  75. ncbi Efficacy and safety of selamectin against Sarcoptes scabiei on dogs and Otodectes cynotis on dogs and cats presented as veterinary patients
    R H Six
    Animal Health Clinical Affairs, Central Research Division, Pfizer Inc, Groton, CT 06340, USA
    Vet Parasitol 91:291-309. 2000
    ..patients to evaluate the efficacy of selamectin, a novel avermectin, in the treatment of naturally occurring Sarcoptes scabiei infestations on dogs and Otodectes cynotis infestations on dogs and cats...
  76. ncbi Simple method of detecting sarcoptes scabiei var hominis mites among bedridden elderly patients suffering from severe scabies infestation using an adhesive-tape
    Kazuo Katsumata
    Department of Internal Medicine, Katsumata Hospital
    Intern Med 45:857-9. 2006
    ..Thus, we tried to catch mites using a strong transparent adhesive tape commercially available for packing use as an alternative method for the diagnosis of severe scabies infestation...
  77. ncbi Hyperkeratotic mange caused by Sarcoptes scabiei (Acariformes: Sarcoptidae) in juvenile human-habituated mountain gorillas (Gorilla gorilla beringei)
    T K Graczyk
    Harry W Feinstone Department of Molecular Microbiology and Immunology, Bloomberg School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD 21205, USA
    Parasitol Res 87:1024-8. 2001
    ..Examination of skin scraping yielded a positive identification of adults and eggs of Sarcoptes scabiei mites. The gorillas were treated with ivermectin, 200 mg kg(-1). As S...
  78. ncbi Notoedric and sarcoptic mange in free-ranging lynx from Switzerland
    Marie Pierre Ryser-Degiorgis
    Kora, Thunstrasse 31, 3074 Muri bei Bern, Switzerland
    J Wildl Dis 38:228-32. 2002
    ..In the first two cases, Notoedres cati was isolated from the skin; in the third and fourth case, Sarcoptes scabiei was the cause of the infection; and in the fifth case, a mixed infection was diagnosed...
  79. pmc Modulation of human dermal microvascular endothelial cells by Sarcoptes scabiei in combination with proinflammatory cytokines, histamine, and lipid-derived biologic mediators
    B Laurel Elder
    Department of Pathology, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    Cytokine 47:103-11. 2009
    The ectoparasitic mite, Sarcoptes scabiei, produces molecules that depress initiation of host inflammatory and immune responses...
  80. ncbi Crusted scabies: A molecular analysis of Sarcoptes scabiei variety hominis populations from patients with repeated infestations
    S F Walton
    Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, Darwin, NT 0811, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 29:1226-30. 1999
    Crusted scabies is a severe debilitating disease due to hyperinfestation with the ectoparasite Sarcoptes scabiei. Treatment protocols include oral ivermectin and topical scabicides...
  81. ncbi Studies in vitro on the relative efficacy of current acaricides for Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis
    S F Walton
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    Trans R Soc Trop Med Hyg 94:92-6. 2000
    Resistance of Sarcoptes scabiei to various topical therapies has been described, but clinical assessment of treatment failure is problematic and in-vitro assays are generally not available...
  82. ncbi Scabies: molecular perspectives and therapeutic implications in the face of emerging drug resistance
    Kate E Mounsey
    Charles Darwin University, Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    Future Microbiol 3:57-66. 2008
    ..These may assist in overcoming many of the current difficulties in monitoring treatment efficacy and allow the development of more sensitive tools for monitoring emerging resistance...
  83. ncbi Immunoblot analysis of IgG antibody response to Sarcoptes scabiei in swine
    L Rambozzi
    Department of Animal Production, Epidemiology and Ecology, University of Turin, V Leonardo da Vinci 44, 10095 Grugliasco TO, Italy
    Vet Immunol Immunopathol 115:179-83. 2007
    ..study was performed to determine the frequencies and specificities of IgG antibodies binding to component of Sarcoptes scabiei extracts in swine with hypersensitive and chronic mange...
  84. ncbi A DNA fingerprinting system for the ectoparasite Sarcoptes scabiei
    S F Walton
    Menzies School of Health Research, Casuarina, Australia
    Mol Biochem Parasitol 85:187-96. 1997
    ..microsatellites that will provide a highly informative genetic marker system for the sarcoptid mite Sarcoptes scabiei. Eighteen positive clones containing the highly repetitive sequence (GA)n were isolated from a partial ..
  85. ncbi Effect of acaricides on the activity of glutathione transferases from the parasitic mite Sarcoptes scabiei
    E U Molin
    Department of Parasitology SWEPAR, National Veterinary Institute and Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, SE 751 89 Uppsala, Sweden
    Parasitology 135:115-23. 2008
    ..characterization of 3 recombinant GSTs belonging to the mu- and delta-class from the parasitic mite Sarcoptes scabiei. Kinetic constants were determined, and the effect of acaricides, including organothiophosphates, pyrethroid ..
  86. pmc Sarcoptes scabiei (Acari: Sarcoptidae) mite extract modulates expression of cytokines and adhesion molecules by human dermal microvascular endothelial cells
    B Laurel Elder
    Department of Pathology, Wright State University, Dayton, OH 45435, USA
    J Med Entomol 43:910-5. 2006
    The inflammatory and immune responses seen with the worldwide disease scabies, caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei (De Geer) (Acari: Sarcoptidae), are complex...
  87. ncbi Molecular characterisation of a pH-gated chloride channel from Sarcoptes scabiei
    Kate E Mounsey
    Menzies School of Health Research, Institute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Invert Neurosci 7:149-56. 2007
    ..We report the molecular characterisation of SsCl--a novel LGIC from Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis...
  88. ncbi Sarcoptes scabiei infestation among children in a displacement camp in Sierra Leone
    B C Terry
    Department of Community Health, University of Sierra Leone, Private Mail Bag, Freetown, Sierra Leone
    Public Health 115:208-11. 2001
    ..b>Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis was recovered from 84 (67%) of the 125 skin scrapings examined...
  89. ncbi First documentation of in vivo and in vitro ivermectin resistance in Sarcoptes scabiei
    Bart J Currie
    Infectious Diseases Division, Menzies School of Health Research, Charles Darwin University, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia
    Clin Infect Dis 39:e8-12. 2004
    ..5 years, respectively. As predicted, ivermectin resistance in scabies mites can develop after intensive ivermectin use...
  90. ncbi Population effects of sarcoptic mange in Barbary sheep (Ammotragus lervia) from Sierra Espuña Regional Park, Spain
    Mónica González-Candela
    Enfermedades Infecciosas, Departamento de Sanidad Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Murcia, Campus de Espinardo, 30100 Murcia, Spain
    J Wildl Dis 40:456-65. 2004
    ....
  91. pmc The effect of insecticide synergists on the response of scabies mites to pyrethroid acaricides
    Cielo Pasay
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    PLoS Negl Trop Dis 3:e354. 2009
    ..Synergists are also useful for laboratory investigation of resistance mechanisms through their ability to inhibit specific metabolic pathways...
  92. ncbi Acaricidal activity of Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) oil: in vitro sensitivity of sarcoptes scabiei var hominis to terpinen-4-ol
    Shelley F Walton
    Menzies School of Health Research, and Northern Territory Clinical School, Flinders University, Darwin, Australia
    Arch Dermatol 140:563-6. 2004
    To compare the acaricidal activity of Melaleuca alternifolia (tea tree) oil (TTO) and some of its individual active components on the itch mite Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis.
  93. ncbi Clinical response of captive common wombats (Vombatus ursinus) infected with Sarcoptes scabiei var. wombati
    Lee F Skerratt
    University of Melbourne, School of Veterinary Science, Veterinary Clinical Centre, 250 Princes Highway, Werribee, Victoria 3030, Australia
    J Wildl Dis 39:179-92. 2003
    Seven common wombats (Vombatus ursinus) were exposed and two of these were re-exposed to Sarcoptes scabiei var. wombati (Acari: Sarcoptidae)...
  94. ncbi Experimental ivermectin treatment of sarcoptic mange and establishment of a mange-free population of Spanish ibex
    L Leon-Vizcaino
    Unidad de Enfermedades Infecciosas, Departamento de Patologia Animal, Facultad de Veterinaria, Universidad de Murcia, Spain
    J Wildl Dis 37:775-85. 2001
    ..cure of all cases of sarcoptic mange in the chronic stage (phase 4); only three of six animals were free of Sarcoptes scabiei. The second experiment consisted on the application of a sanitation program in order to obtain a population ..
  95. ncbi Analysis of Sarcoptes scabiei finds no evidence of infection with Wolbachia
    K E Mounsey
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin, NT, Australia
    Int J Parasitol 35:131-5. 2005
    ..PCR of Wolbachia surface protein (wsp), ftsZ and 16SrRNA genes from individual Sarcoptes scabiei mites obtained from a series of individual hosts, and database searches of an S. scabiei var...
  96. ncbi Identification of ABC transporters in Sarcoptes scabiei
    K E Mounsey
    Menzies School of Health Research, Darwin NT AustraliaInstitute of Advanced Studies, Charles Darwin University, Darwin NT Australia
    Parasitology 132:883-92. 2006
    We have identified and partially sequenced 8 ABC transporters from an EST dataset of Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis, the causative agent of scabies...
  97. ncbi PCR-based assay to survey for knockdown resistance to pyrethroid acaricides in human scabies mites (Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis)
    Cielo Pasay
    Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Am J Trop Med Hyg 74:649-57. 2006
    ..we cloned 3711 and 6151 bp, respectively, of cDNA and genomic fragments of the Vssc gene from scabies mite, Sarcoptes scabiei. The sequence encompasses the major polymorphic amino acid residues associated with pyrethroid resistance...
  98. ncbi New insights into disease pathogenesis in crusted (Norwegian) scabies: the skin immune response in crusted scabies
    S F Walton
    Tropical and Emerging Infectious Diseases Division, Menzies School of Health Research and Charles Darwin University, PO Box 41096, Casuarina, Darwin, Northern Territory 0811, Australia
    Br J Dermatol 158:1247-55. 2008
    ..is a rare and severely debilitating disease characterized by infestation of the skin with up to millions of Sarcoptes scabiei mites, high total IgG levels, extremely high total IgE levels, and the development of hyperkeratotic skin ..
  99. ncbi High-resolution melt analysis for the detection of a mutation associated with permethrin resistance in a population of scabies mites
    C Pasay
    Clinton Tropical Laboratory, Queensland Institute of Medical Research and Australian Centre for International and Tropical Health and Nutrition, University of Queensland, Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
    Med Vet Entomol 22:82-8. 2008
    ..Following the partial sequencing of the Vssc gene in the scabies mite Sarcoptes scabiei (L.) (Astigmata: Sarcoptidae), we compared Vssc gene sequences from permethrin-sensitive and -tolerant S...
  100. ncbi Elimination of Sarcoptes scabiei in pig herds by single or double administrations of an avermectin
    M Jacobson
    Department of Large Animal Clinical Sciences, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Sweden
    Acta Vet Scand 41:227-35. 2000
    Attempts to eliminate Sarcoptes scabiei var. suis were made in 2 piglet producing herds by intramuscular injections with doramectin (Dectomax, Pfizer inc., New York, USA). No hygienic measures of the environments were undertaken...
  101. ncbi Efficacy of crude neem seed kernel extracts against natural infestation of Sarcoptes scabiei var. ovis
    Shahid Maqsood Tabassam
    Chemotherapy Laboratory, Department of Veterinary Parasitology, University of Agriculture, Faisalabad 38040, Pakistan
    J Ethnopharmacol 115:284-7. 2008
    ..Our results consolidate the belief that use of folk remedies can provide an effective and economic way of combating sarcoptic mange in sheep...