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Health and Safety » Diseases » MF2806

MF2806 Oak Leaf Itch Mite
Bauernfeind, Robert J.
Broce, Alberto B.
Kalisch, James

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The oak leaf itch mite, Pyemotes herfsi, is a tiny mite that can cause itchy painful bites in humans. Occasional outbreaks of itching bites have been reported in Midwestern communities, with the most recent in the fall of 2014 in northeast Kansas. Information on mite identification, life cycle, and behavior, with tips for bite prevention and treatment. 2 page, b/w.
Creation Date: Oct 2007
Revision Date: Nov 2014