*  Acariasis
Mite infestation sometimes implies an ectoparasitic, cutaneous condition such as dermatitis. However, it is possible for mites ... Acariasis is an infestation with mites. There are several complications with the terminology: Acariasis is a term for a rash, ... Mite infestations at the US National Library of Medicine Medical Subject Headings (MeSH) Lesna, Izabela; Wolfs, Peter; Faraji, ... The language used to describe mite infestation often does not distinguish among these. Most of the mites which cause this ...
*  Pediculosis pubis
Infestation with pubic lice is also called phthiriasis or phthiriasis pubis, while infestation of eyelashes with pubic lice is ... U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). Ectoparasitic infections. Sexually transmitted diseases treatment ... which can become stronger over two or more weeks following initial infestation.[needs update] In some infestations, a ... Infestation in a young child or teenager may indicate sexual abuse. Pubic lice have three forms: the egg (also called a nit), ...
*  Mites of domestic animals
Camels are prone to severe infestation and wild animals such as foxes may die from sarcoptes infestation. One genus of mites, ... Ectoparasitic mites typically transfer by crawling between hosts in close contact (see also in section on control). The unusual ... Dense infestations of a poultry house cause much biting stress and loss of production to the birds, and human workers in the ... Infestation of the outer skin is typically caused by psoroptic mites. Psoroptes ovis is an example, it infests sheep and cattle ...
*  Tungiasis
In a recent study involving two cohorts, the infestation rates dropped 92% on average for the first one and 90% for the other. ... Though vaccines would be useful, due to the ectoparasitic nature of chigoe flea, they are neither a feasible nor an effective ... This inflammatory reaction is the initial immunological response to the infestation. Heavily infested patients may not notice a ... This is most likely because the parasite is ectoparasitic with visible symptoms. Identification of the parasite through removal ...
*  Ectoparasitic infestation
An ectoparasitic infestation is a parasitic disease caused by organisms that live primarily on the surface of the host. ... "Ectoparasitic infestations in homeless children". Semin Pediatr Infect Dis. 14 (1): 20-4. doi:10.1053/spid.2003.127213. PMID ...
*  Pediculosis
... is an infestation of lice (blood-feeding ectoparasitic insects of the order Phthiraptera). The condition can occur ... To diagnose infestation, the entire scalp should be combed thoroughly with a louse comb and the teeth of the comb should be ... Although pediculosis in humans may properly refer to lice infestation of any part of the body, the term is sometimes used ... High levels of louse infestations have also been reported from all over the world including Denmark, Sweden, U.K., France and ...
*  Myobia musculi
Barthold, SW; Griffey, SM; Percy, DH (2016). "Ectoparasitic infestations: Fur mite infestations: Acariasis". Pathology of ...
*  Ectoparasiticide
An ectoparasiticide is an antiparasitic drug used in the treatment of ectoparasitic infestations. These drugs are used to kill ...
*  Infestation
... "infestation" is often reserved only for external ectoparasitic infestations while the term infection refers to internal ... External or ectoparasitic infestation is a condition in which organisms live primarily on the surface of the host (though ... "infestation" at Dorland's Medical Dictionary "Infestation - Definition and More from the Free Merriam-Webster Dictionary". ... Infestation is the state of being invaded or overrun by pests or parasites. It can also refer to the actual organisms living on ...
*  Louse (disambiguation)
For the infection see Pediculosis Pediculosis capitis (Head lice infestation) Pediculosis corporis (Pediculosis vestimenti, ... a family of ectoparasitic marine copepods Stone louse, a fictitious animal created by the humorist Loriot Whale louse, the ...
*  Afoxolaner
It is indicated for the treatment and prevention of flea infestations, and the treatment and control of tick infestations in ... Fluralaner "Frontline NexGard (afoxolaner) for the Treatment and Prophylaxis of Ectoparasitic Diseases in Dogs. Full ...
*  Olive fruit fly
This species contributes in no small way to containing the first summer infestations. One of the first authors who takes time ... is one of the most active of the ectoparasitic larvae of B. oleae. Although polyphagous, its summer generations are usually ... As for the season in general, the summer infestations are usually contained with the exception of cooler environment and more ... On the other hand, infestation peaks happen from the months of September until cold weather arrives, especially with a rainy ...
*  Thelazia
Otranto, D. and D. Traversa (2005) "Thelazia eyeworm: An original endo- and ecto-parasitic nematode." Trends in Parasitology 21 ... They are often called "eyeworms," and infestation with Thelazia species is referred to as "thelaziasis" (occasionally spelled " ... callipaeda infestation in humans have been reported thus far. Intermediate hosts: Fruit flies (Amiota (Phortica) variegata in ...
*  Thelaziasis
A survey of horses in Kentucky revealed a 42% rate of infestation with Thelazia lacrymalis. In Wyoming and Utah, a survey of ... Otranto, D; Traversa, D (2005). "Thelazia eyeworm: an original endo- and ecto-parasitic nematode". Trends in Parasitology. 21 ( ... In camels, T. leesei infestations have been reported from the Post-Soviet states and India. The intermediate hosts of several ... Thelaziasis (occasionally spelled "thelaziosis") is the term for infestation with parasitic nematodes of the genus Thelazia. ...
*  Aphelenchoides besseyi
A. besseyi is an ectoparasitic nematode which means it feeds on the plant tissue externally. This nematode is most often ... 8(2): p. 178-9. Hoshino, S. and K. Togashi, A Simple Method for Determining Aphelenchoides besseyi Infestation Level of Oryza ...
*  Parasitic flies of domestic animals
This infestation develops into severe disease and can be fatal if the infestation is at a vulnerable site such as ear or navel ... Marshall, A.G. (1981) The Ecology of Ectoparasitic Insects. New York, Academic Press, ISBN 0-12-474080-4. Paterson, S. (2008) ... With infestations of warble-flies and nasal-bots severe distress to the hosts may be caused and there are production losses ... These infestations and infections cause distress to companion animals, and in livestock industry the financial costs of these ...
*  Murray cod
Severe Lernaea infestations probably causes the death of many more adult Murray cod than commonly recognised. Ebner reports a ... Diseases of Australian native freshwater fishes with particular emphasis on the ectoparasitic and fungal diseases of Murray cod ... Goodwin, AE (1999). "Massive Lernaea cyprinacea infestations damaging the gills of channel catfish Ictalurus punctatus ... Wild Murray cod populations across their range suffer extremely severe infestations of Lernaea or "anchor worm", a parasitic ...
*  Pennella balaenopterae
... is a large ectoparasitic copepod specialising in parasitising marine mammals. It is the largest member ... infestation in a pinniped". Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine. 33 (1): 62-65. JSTOR 20096177. PMID 12216795. Hrvoje Brzica ( ...
*  Lernaeocera branchialis
... is ectoparasitic, which means it is a parasite that lives primarily on the surface of its hosts. It has ... Infestation reduces the efficiency with which food can be utilised, delaying the development of the gonads. Up to 30% loss in ...
*  Gall
Heavy infestations can result in premature leaf drop which over a series of years may affect tree health. Honeylocust pod gall ... Some ectoparasitic nematodes (nematodes that live outside the plant in the soil), such as sting and stubby-root nematodes, may ... The infestation may be reduced by pruning and destroying the galled areas before the adult insect emerges, usually in late ... Infestations begin when females lay eggs in young leaflets. There are five or more generations each year. Infested leaves often ...
*  Deformed wing virus
The severe symptoms of DWV infections appear to be associated with Varroa destructor infestation of the bee hive and studies ... by the ectoparasitic mite Varroa jacobsoni Oud". Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 73 (1): 101-106. doi:10.1006/jipa.1998.4807 ...
*  Animal virus
These bees often suffer infestations of varroa mites, which are vectors for deformed wing virus, as a result, this virus has ... by the Ectoparasitic MiteVarroa jacobsoniOud". Journal of Invertebrate Pathology. 73 (1): 101-106. doi:10.1006/jipa.1998.4807. ...
*  Bohemian waxwing
Other hazards include predation by birds of prey, infestation by parasites and collisions with cars or windows. The Bohemian ... Skoracki, M (2002). "Three new species of the ectoparasitic mites of the genus Syringophiloidus Kethley, 1970 (Acari: ... Bohemian waxwings may carry flatworms and tapeworms, but levels of parasitic worm infestation are generally low. The global ...
*  Papilio demodocus
Ectoparasitic fly, probably family Ceratopogonidae, sucking blood from larva of Papilio demodocus Mud-puddling, Lagos, Nigeria ... so that integrated pest management is generally the most rational approach to control of infestations, paying due attention to ...