Environmental Dermatology

Environmental Dermatology

What’s Eating You? Sand Flies

As thousands of Americans descended upon Brazil for the Olympic games in the summer of 2016, the mosquito-borne Zika virus became a source of...

Environmental Dermatology

What's Eating You? Sticktight Flea Revisited

The sticktight flea (Echidnophaga gallinacea) earns its name by embedding its head in the host's skin. It has been found in many species of birds...

Environmental Dermatology

What’s Eating You? Chiggers

Belonging to the Trombiculidae family of mites, chigger specifically refers to the larval stage of the mite’s life cycle when it is able to bite...

Environmental Dermatology

What’s Eating You? Cheyletiella Mites

Cheyletiella are nonburrowing mites commonly found on rabbits, dogs, and cats. The mites have been known to cause disease in humans, ranging from...

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