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Scabies in monasteries in Phnom Penh, Cambodia.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2021 Jun 17. Epub 2021 Jun 17.

Eijkman-Oxford Clinical Research Unit, Jakarta, Indonesia.

Scabies, a neglected tropical skin disease, is a major public health concern, affecting more than 200 million people annually worldwide, particularly underprivileged populations . It is often complicated by bacterial superinfections (impetigo), caused by Staphylococcus or Streptococcus strains, that may cause severe post-infectious complications . This study assessed the prevalence and risk factors associated with scabies in monasteries in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Read More

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Assessment of Knowledge and Fear of Scabies in a Saudi Population.

J Multidiscip Healthc 2021 8;14:1361-1371. Epub 2021 Jun 8.

Department of Medicine, School of Medicine, Taif University, Taif, Saudi Arabia.

Background And Objectives: Scabies is a common contagious parasitic dermatological illness. In 2017, WHO recognized scabies as a neglected tropical disease. The aim of the present research was to assess the level of knowledge and fear of scabies among the Saudi population. Read More

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Short report: The potential of PCR on skin flakes from bed linens for diagnosis of scabies in an outbreak.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2021 Jun 14;15(6):e0009485. Epub 2021 Jun 14.

Public Health Service of the region of Rotterdam-Rijnmond (GGD Rotterdam-Rijnmond), Rotterdam, the Netherlands.

Background: Scabies outbreaks are common in nursing homes in the Netherlands. In October 2018, a local public health service (PHS) in The Hague was notified of a new scabies outbreak in a nursing home in that region. The PHS initiated an outbreak investigation. Read More

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Prevalence of in Patients with Suspected scabies

Turkiye Parazitol Derg 2021 06;45(2):133-136

Fırat Üniversitesi Tıp Fakültesi, Mikrobiyoloji Anabilim Dalı, Elazığ, Türkiye

Objective: Scabies is caused by an ectoparasite called (), which penetrates the epidermis through skin folds and burrows in the stratum corneum, following the development of tunnels (sillion). The disease is specifically characterised by keratosis, allergy and itching that increases at night-time. This study aimed to investigate the frequency of in patients with a pro-diagnosis of scabies. Read More

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A case of misdiagnosis of scabies observed under dermatoscope ultraviolet light mode.

Clin Exp Dermatol 2021 Jun 8. Epub 2021 Jun 8.

Department of Dermatology, Chengdu Second People's Hospital, Chengdu, 610021, Sichuan, China.

Scabies is a common parasitic skin condition that causes considerable morbidity globally.For a more intuitive inspection and a further clear diagnosis, it was found that the scabies tunnel can be observed more clearly under the UV mode of the dermoscope, which is convenient for accurate positioning and clinical diagnosis,we report a patient with scabies. Read More

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An unusual dermoscopic appearance of scabies.

Br J Dermatol 2021 Jun 6. Epub 2021 Jun 6.

Department of Dermatology, Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, London, UK.

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A new Streptomyces scabies-infecting bacteriophage from Egypt with promising biocontrol traits.

Arch Microbiol 2021 Jun 6. Epub 2021 Jun 6.

Floral and Nursery Plants Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, United States National Arboretum, Beltsville, MD, USA.

Potato common scab caused by Streptomyces scabies is one of the most economically important diseases infecting potato. It reduces the quality of potato tubers, which subsequently decreases the tuber prices and causes significant economic losses for potato growers. Biological control using bacteriophages is a promising strategy for controlling this disease. Read More

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Inhibition of Three Potato Pathogens by Phenazine-Producing spp. Is Associated with Multiple Biocontrol-Related Traits.

mSphere 2021 Jun 2:e0042721. Epub 2021 Jun 2.

Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu Research and Development Centre, Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada, Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Quebec, Canada.

Phenazine-producing Pseudomonas spp. are effective biocontrol agents that aggressively colonize the rhizosphere and suppress numerous plant diseases. In this study, we compared the ability of 63 plant-beneficial phenazine-producing Pseudomonas strains representative of the worldwide diversity to inhibit the growth of three major potato pathogens: the oomycete Phytophthora infestans, the Gram-positive bacterium Streptomyces scabies, and the ascomycete Verticillium dahliae. Read More

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Common pediatric infestations: update on diagnosis and treatment of scabies, head lice, and bed bugs.

Curr Opin Pediatr 2021 Jun 1. Epub 2021 Jun 1.

Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine Division of Dermatology, Ann and Robert H. Lurie Children's Hospital of Chicago Department of Dermatology and Pediatrics, Northwestern University Feinberg School of Medicine, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

Purpose Of The Review: This review will update pediatric providers on the recent data regarding the epidemiology, diagnosis, and treatment of common skin infestations affecting children and adolescents.

Recent Findings: Standard superficial skin biopsy for scabies and the vacuum method for head lice can increase diagnostic accuracy and efficiency. There is growing resistance to some of the traditional treatments for scabies and head lice, and progress has been made in finding newer and potentially more effective treatments, such as oral moxidectin for scabies and abametapir for head lice. Read More

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A facility and community-based assessment of scabies in rural Malawi.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2021 Jun 1;15(6):e0009386. Epub 2021 Jun 1.

Department of Dermatology, Hospital Universitario Araba, Vitoria-Gasteiz, Spain.

Background: Scabies is a neglected tropical disease of the skin, causing severe itching, stigmatizing skin lesions and systemic complications. Since 2015, the DerMalawi project provide an integrated skin diseases clinics and Tele-dermatology care in Malawi. Clinic based data suggested a progressive increase in scabies cases observed. Read More

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Ivermectin as a potential treatment for COVID-19?

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2021 06 1;15(6):e0009446. Epub 2021 Jun 1.

Sorbonne Université, Inserm UMR-S 1135, Centre d'Immunologie et des Maladies Infectieuses (CIMI-Paris), AP-HP, Groupement hospitalier Pitié-Salpêtrière, service de médecine interne 2, Paris, France.

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Sociodemographic factors associated with scabies in the inpatient setting.

Am J Infect Control 2021 May 28. Epub 2021 May 28.

Department of Dermatology, Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine, Baltimore, MD.

Knowledge regarding the inpatient burden of scabies is limited, as previous studies have focused on epidemiologic trends in the outpatient setting. Using the National Inpatient Sample to identify sociodemographic factors associated with scabies in hospitalized patients, we found that patients who were aged 40-64, male, homeless, Medicaid-insured/uninsured, and admitted to hospitals in ZIP codes of the lowest income quartile were more likely to be diagnosed with scabies. Read More

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Risk factors associated with scabies infestation among primary schoolchildren in a low socio-economic area in southeast of Iran.

BMC Pediatr 2021 05 25;21(1):249. Epub 2021 May 25.

Bashagard Health Center, Hormozgan University of Medical Sciences, Bashagard, Iran.

Background: Scabies is a neglected tropical disease caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei that burrows under the skin. It is a major health problem in tropical areas, largely affecting children. Scabies is common and highly contagious and in schoolchildren spreads quite rapidly, due to overcrowding and close contact within the schools. Read More

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Prospective Surveillance of Primary Healthcare Presentations for Scabies and Bacterial Skin Infections in Fiji, 2018-2019.

Am J Trop Med Hyg 2021 May 24. Epub 2021 May 24.

1Tropical Diseases Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

Scabies, impetigo, and other skin and soft tissue infections (SSTIs) are highly prevalent in many tropical, low-middle income settings, but information regarding their burden of disease is scarce. We conducted a surveillance of presentations of scabies and SSTIs, including impetigo, abscesses, cellulitis, and severe SSTI, to primary health facilities in Fiji. We established a monthly reporting system over the course of 50 weeks (July 2018-June 2019) for scabies and SSTIs at all 42 public primary health facilities in the Northern Division of Fiji (population, ≈131,914). Read More

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Prospective surveillance for invasive Staphylococcus aureus and group A Streptococcus infections in a setting with high community burden of scabies and impetigo.

Int J Infect Dis 2021 May 19. Epub 2021 May 19.

Tropical Diseases Group, Murdoch Children's Research Institute, Parkville, 3052 Victoria, Australia; Department of Paediatrics, University of Melbourne, Parkville, 3052, Victoria, Australia; Melbourne Children's Global Health, Melbourne Children's Campus, The Royal Children's Hospital, Parkville, 3052, Australia.

Background: Invasive Staphylococcus aureus (iSA) and group A Streptococcus (iGAS) infections impose significant health burdens globally. Both bacteria commonly cause skin and soft tissue infection (SSTI), which can result in invasive disease. Understanding of iSA and iGAS incidence remains limited in settings with high SSTI burden. Read More

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Reemergence of Scabies Driven by Adolescents and Young Adults, Germany, 2009-2018.

Emerg Infect Dis 2021 Jun;27(6):1693-1696

To validate anecdotal evidence on scabies infestations, we analyzed inpatient and outpatient claims data in Germany. Scabies diagnoses increased 9-fold and treatment failure 4-fold during 2009-2018, driven mainly by persons 15-24 years of age. Prevention and control in young adults appear key because of these persons' high mobility and social connectivity. Read More

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Cutaneous manifestations of infections: an update for general physicians.

Clin Med (Lond) 2021 05;21(3):174-176

St John's Institute of Dermatology, London, UK

Infection rashes can present in a number of different ways, some giving a reactive pattern in the skin to infection elsewhere in the body, while others reflect infection within the affected skin itself. Recognising the possible systemic symptoms, characteristic distribution and morphology of rashes can lead to a high degree of accuracy in making a clinical diagnosis in the clinic room/at the bedside that can be confirmed with a few simple laboratory tests. Read More

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Ivermectin in the management of a scabies outbreak in a long-term care facility.

Br J Dermatol 2021 May 16. Epub 2021 May 16.

Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Brighton, UK.

We read with interest the article by Charlotte Bernigaud and colleagues about the role of oral ivermectin in the management of a scabies outbreak in a long-term care facility (LTCF) affected by COVID-19. Bernigaud et al. reported on the COVID-19 related outcomes in the 69 residents (median age 90 years) of an LTCF who had received two doses of oral ivermectin 200 μg kg between 6 March 2020 and the 20 March 2020 to control an outbreak of scabies. Read More

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Treatment of recalcitrant scabies with tretinoin cream.

Ital J Dermatol Venerol 2021 May 13. Epub 2021 May 13.

Department of Pathophysiology and Transplantation, Università degli Studi di Milano, Foundation IRCCS, Cà Granda Ospedale Maggiore Policlinico, Milan, Italy.

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Is Scabies becoming less sensitive to permethrin therapy?

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2021 May 11. Epub 2021 May 11.

Division of Dermatology, Azienda Toscana Nord Ovest, Lucca, Italy.

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Scabies itch: an update on neuroimmune interactions and novel targets.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2021 May 6. Epub 2021 May 6.

Dr Philip Frost Department of Dermatology and Cutaneous Surgery, Miami Itch Center, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, Miami, FL, USA.

Frequently described as 'the worst itch' one can ever experience scabies itch is the hallmark of Sarcoptes scabiei mite infestation. Notably, the itchiness often persists for weeks despite scabicides therapy. The mechanism of scabies itch is not yet fully understood, and effective treatment modalities are still missing which can severely affect the quality of life. Read More

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Entodermoscopy Update: A Contemporary Review on Dermoscopy of Cutaneous Infections and Infestations.

Indian Dermatol Online J 2021 Mar-Apr;12(2):220-236. Epub 2021 Mar 2.

Department of Dermatology, Faculty of Medicine, Cairo University, Cairo, Egypt.

Infectious cutaneous diseases are very common, especially in certain geographic and tropical regions. Sometimes they may simulate other dermatoses, ordering verification of diagnosis with particular investigations. Dermoscopy is among one of the most important tools readily available in the outpatient setting for the dermatologist to confirm the diagnosis. Read More

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Is It Possible to Improve Scabies Diagnosis Performance?

Dermatol Pract Concept 2021 Mar 12;11(2):e2021015. Epub 2021 Apr 12.

Dermatology Unit, Department of Clinical Medicine and Surgery, University of Naples Federico II, Italy.

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Scabies in a 4-week-old baby boy, a diagnostic challenge.

Arch Dis Child 2021 May 5. Epub 2021 May 5.

Paediatrics Department, Hospital Universitario 12 de Octubre, Madrid, Comunidad de Madrid, Spain.

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First Description of the Composition and the Functional Capabilities of the Skin Microbial Community Accompanying Severe Scabies Infestation in Humans.

Microorganisms 2021 Apr 23;9(5). Epub 2021 Apr 23.

Scabies Laboratory, Infectious Diseases Program, Biology Department, QIMR Berghofer Medical Research Institute, Brisbane 4006, Australia.

Epidemiological studies link infection and impetigo. Scabies mites can promote (Group A ) and infections by breaching the skin barrier and excreting molecules that inhibit host innate immune responses. However, little is known about the composition and the function of the scabies-associated microbiota. Read More

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The challenge of diagnosing scabies in the elderly: A case and a novel therapeutic approach.

Int J Womens Dermatol 2020 Dec 19;6(5):452-453. Epub 2020 Aug 19.

Department of Dermatology, University of California San Francisco, San Francisco, CA, United States.

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December 2020

Crusted Scabies Presenting as White Superficial Onychomycosislike Lesions.

Cutis 2021 Feb;107(2):E27-E28

Greater Miami Skin & Laser Center at Mount Sinai Medical Center, Miami Beach, Florida.

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February 2021

Infantile Eosinophilic Pustular Folliculitis: A Case Report.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2021 Apr 20. Epub 2021 Apr 20.

Department of Pathology, Selcuk University Faculty of Medicine, Konya, Turkey.

Background: Infantile eosinophilic pustular folliculitis (I-EPF) is a rare disease characterized by pruritic vesicles and sterile pustules on the erythematous surface of the scalp and facial localization, usually seen in the neonatal period. It is essential to show the presence of dense eosinophils in the diagnosis of pustules. Histopathological examination of the hair follicles by eosinophils infiltration is determined. Read More

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Control of scabies in a tribal community using mass screening and treatment with oral ivermectin -A cluster randomized controlled trial in Gadchiroli, India.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2021 Apr 16;15(4):e0009330. Epub 2021 Apr 16.

Society for Education Action and Research in Community Health (SEARCH), Gadchiroli, Maharashtra, India.

Background: Scabies is often endemic in tribal communities and difficult to control. We assessed the efficacy of a community-based intervention using mass screening and treatment with oral ivermectin in controlling scabies.

Methods/ Findings: In this cluster randomised controlled trial, 12 villages were randomly selected from a cluster of 42 tribal villages in Gadchiroli district. Read More

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