Chapter 17 Pt 1

Gatoi found in epidermis instead of follicles

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Unformatted text preview: contagious •  Occasionally infest people, dogs, rabbits –  Psoroptidae •  Nonburrowing •  Feed on skin scales, tissue f luid Arthropoda - Arachnids •  Astigmata –  Otodectes cynotis (ear mites) •  Very common mite in ears of dogs, cats, and other animals •  Feed on ear secretions •  Ear canal often filled with dry, grainy debris •  Diagnosis by visual exam and ear swab •  Treated with topical or systemic acaricides Arthropoda - Arachnids •  Astigmata –  Psoroptes cuniculi •  Ear mite of rabbits ...
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