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Ticks and Mites
Transcript of Ticks and Mites
Egg six legged larva eight legged nymph adult Spinose ear tick (Otobius megnini) (Ornithodoros hermsi) American dog tick (Dermacentor variabilis) A mite is a minute ectoparasite arachnid that often parasitizes a large range of organisms from plants to animals and humans. Scabies mite (Sarcoptes) Dust Mite Spider mite Food mite Mange mite Below is a table summarizing some of the major diseases caused by ticks and mites. Both these ectoparasites carry disease-producing microorganisms which they transmit to mammals, birds and reptiles through a bite in the skin. Apart from these major diseases these ectoparasites are also responsible for: Anaemia Dermatosis
The best way to protect against tick borne illness and disease is to:
1. Avoid tick bites by avoiding known tick infested areas.
2. Wear protective light-coloured clothing such as long-sleeved shirts, long trousers, boots or sturdy shoes and a head covering.
3. Clean and maintain lawns around your homes, remove all underbrush and shrubs, keep weeds cut and the grass under 3 inches in height.
4. Thoroughly and carefully inspect pets, wash dog bedding frequently with Safe Solutions Pet Wash MITES
1. Practice proper sanitation and avoid using humidifiers.
2. Avoid sleeping with or keeping pets-especially cats and dogs inside.
3. Apply direct sunlight to bedding, furniture, drapes and clothing
4. Routinely steam clean the mattress, pillows and carpeting Chemical agents that can be used to control ticks and mites
- Dusting sulphur
How can these
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