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Nurs Times. 2003 Feb 18-24;99(7):44-5.

Understanding scabies.

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Insect Research and Development Limited, Fulbourn, Cambridge.

Abstract

Increased incidence of scabies in older people has highlighted difficulties of diagnosis and treatment. Ian Burgess describes the life cycle of the scabies mite, transmission of the infection, diagnosis and treatment.

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12655753
[Indexed for MEDLINE]

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