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Increasing incidence of reported scabies infestations in the Netherlands, 2011-2021.

PLoS One 2022 24;17(6):e0268865. Epub 2022 Jun 24.

Public Health Service Rotterdam-Rijnmond, Rotterdam-Rijnmond, The Netherlands.

Introduction: Several Public Health Services and general practitioners in the Netherlands observed an increase in scabies in the Netherlands. Since individual cases of scabies are not notifiable in the Netherlands, the epidemiological situation is mostly unknown. To investigate the scabies incidence in the Netherlands, we described the epidemiology of scabies between 2011 and 2021. Read More

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Crusted Scabies, a Neglected Tropical Disease: Case Series and Literature Review.

Infect Dis Rep 2022 Jun 16;14(3):479-491. Epub 2022 Jun 16.

Department of Biology, Faculty of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, Universitas Sam Ratulangi, Manado 95115, Indonesia.

Crusted scabies is a rare form of scabies that presents with more severe symptoms than those of classic scabies. It is characterized by large crusted lesions, extensive scales, thick hyperkeratosis, and contains a large number of highly contagious itch mites. Crusted scabies is more prevalent in immunocompromised, malnourished, and disabled individuals. Read More

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Scabies: An Itchy Twitch.

Cureus 2022 May 18;14(5):e25120. Epub 2022 May 18.

Internal Medicine, University of Illinois College of Medicine Peoria, Peoria, USA.

One of the most common and contagious infectious dermatological pathology is scabies. It is caused by tiny mites and spreads via skin-to-skin contact. It is most prevalent in children, the elderly, and the immunocompromised. Read More

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Scabies epidemiology in health care centers for refugees and asylum seekers in Greece.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2022 Jun 22;16(6):e0010153. Epub 2022 Jun 22.

Department of Internal Medicine/Infectious Diseases, University of Groningen, University Medical Center Groningen, Groningen, The Netherlands.

Background: Scabies is a global health concern disproportionately affecting vulnerable populations such as refugees and asylum seekers. Greece is a main point of entry in Europe for refugees, but epidemiological data on scabies in this population are scarce. We aimed to describe the epidemiology of scabies, including trends over the study period. Read More

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Scabies revisited in the COVID-19 era.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2022 Jun 20. Epub 2022 Jun 20.

Department of Dermatology, Di.S.Sal. , University of Genoa, San Martino Polyclinic Hospital IRCCS, Genoa, Italy.

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Localized scabies crustose over the engrafted skin: Report of two cases.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2022 Jun 17. Epub 2022 Jun 17.

Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprosy, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, Raipur, India.

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Prevalence and determinants of scabies among school-age children in Central Armachiho district, Northwest, Ethiopia.

PLoS One 2022 14;17(6):e0269918. Epub 2022 Jun 14.

Department of Human Anatomy, School of Medicine, University of Gondar College of Medicine and Health Science, Gondar, Ethiopia.

Background: Scabies is a major global public health issue that might affect people from all socioeconomic levels. Globally, scabies affects more than 200 million people at any time. It remains one of the commonest skin diseases seen in developing countries including Ethiopia. Read More

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The Italian Mandatory Notification System: An Important Public Health Tool For Continuous Monitoring Of Infectious Diseases.

New Microbiol 2022 04;45(2):115-123

Multi-Specialist Clinical Institute for Orthopaedic Trauma Care (COT), Messina, Italy

Infectious diseases still register significant morbidity and mortality worldwide. Surveillance through a mandatory notification system allows the continuous analysis of the situation even at a local level and its importance has been highlighted by the recent COVID-19 pandemic. This paper aimed to outline the importance of the mandatory notification system as a Public Health tool in the continuous monitoring of infectious diseases. Read More

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Comparison of the effects of ivermectin, permethrin, and gamma benzene hexachloride alone and with that of combination therapy for the management of scabies.

J Popul Ther Clin Pharmacol 2022 15;29(1):e87-e96. Epub 2022 Mar 15.

Senior Resident, Department of Dermatology, Venereology and Leprology, Saraswathi Institute of Medical Sciences, Hapur, Uttar Pradesh, India.

Results: The present study compared three scabicidal agents alone or with combination, the currently considered medicine of choice permethrin, oral ivermectin, and gamma benzene hexachloride in the local population of India. A total of 120 patients were studied. They were randomly divided into four groups -Group A, Group B, Group C, and Group D. Read More

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The efficacy of sampling strategies for estimating scabies prevalence.

PLoS Negl Trop Dis 2022 06 9;16(6):e0010456. Epub 2022 Jun 9.

Centre for Epidemiology and Biostatistics, Melbourne School of Population and Global Health, The University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Australia.

Background: Estimating community level scabies prevalence is crucial for targeting interventions to areas of greatest need. The World Health Organisation recommends sampling at the unit of households or schools, but there is presently no standardised approach to scabies prevalence assessment. Consequently, a wide range of sampling sizes and methods have been used. Read More

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Health status assessment of a population of asylum seekers in Northern Italy.

Global Health 2022 Jun 3;18(1):57. Epub 2022 Jun 3.

Unit of Epidemiology, Regional Health Service ASLTO3, Via Sabaudia 164, 10095, Grugliasco, TO, Italy.

Background: Since 2011 Italy has faced an extraordinary increase in migrants arrivals, mainly from the Mediterranean route, one of the world's most dangerous journeys. The purpose of the present article is to provide a comprehensive picture of the migrants' health status in the "T. Fenoglio" centre, Settimo Torinese (Turin, Italy). Read More

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[Scabies crustosa].

MMW Fortschr Med 2022 Jun;164(11):11

Klinik für Orthopädie, Unfallchirurgie, Hand- und Wirbelsäulenchirurgie, Klinikum Fichtelgebirge, Schillerhain 1-8, 95615, Marktredwitz, Deutschland.

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A refined and updated health impact assessment of the Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (2000-2020).

Parasit Vectors 2022 May 28;15(1):181. Epub 2022 May 28.

Global Health Programs GlaxoSmithKline, London, UK.

Background: Lymphatic filariasis (LF) is a neglected tropical disease (NTD). In 2000 the World Health Organization (WHO) established the Global Programme to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GPELF). A key component of this programme is mass drug administration (MDA). Read More

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Response to 'Unexpected consequences of SARS-CoV-2 pandemic: scabies infestation'.

Clin Exp Dermatol 2022 May 28. Epub 2022 May 28.

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

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Trends in dermatology consultations in the COVID-19 era in Cameroon.

Skin Health Dis 2022 Apr 1:e113. Epub 2022 Apr 1.

Faculté de Médecine et des Sciences Biomédicales de Yaoundé Yaoundé Cameroon.

Introduction: With the advent of COVID-19, a highly infectious viral pandemic, first declared in Cameroon in March 2020, access to expert dermatology care was postulated to decrease. We carried out a descriptive study to understand the epidemiology of skin diseases amongst patients consulting at an outpatient dermatology clinic and its variations with the onset of COVID-19.

Methods: We conducted a retrospective database study over a period of 2 years at Laquintinie hospital, Cameroon. Read More

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Crusted scabies in a child with down syndrome.

J Cosmet Dermatol 2022 May 23. Epub 2022 May 23.

Dermatology Department, Göztepe Prof. Dr. Süleyman Yalçın City Hospital, Istanbul Medeniyet University, Kadıköy/İstanbul, Turkey.

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Crusted Scabies in a Patient With Intellectual Disability.

J Korean Med Sci 2022 05 16;37(19):e151. Epub 2022 May 16.

Department of Dermatology, Incheon St. Mary's Hospital, College of Medicine, The Catholic University of Korea, Seoul, Korea.

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Neglected tropical diseases in Australia: a narrative review.

Med J Aust 2022 Jun 12;216(10):532-538. Epub 2022 May 12.

Australian National University, Canberra, ACT.

•Neglected tropical diseases (NTDs) represent a threat to the health, wellbeing and economic prosperity of billions of people worldwide, often causing serious disease or death. •Commonly considered diseases of low and middle-income nations, the presence of NTDs in high income countries such as Australia is often overlooked. •Seven of the 20 recognised NTDs are endemic in Australia: scabies, soil-transmitted helminths and strongyloidiasis, echinococcosis, Buruli ulcer, leprosy, trachoma, and snakebite envenoming. Read More

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First Report of ' Phytoplasma asteris' (16SrI group) Associated with Witches'-Broom Disease in Taiwan.

Plant Dis 2022 May 12. Epub 2022 May 12.

National Chung Hsing University, 34916, Department of Plant Pathology, Taichung, Taiwan;

Murraya exotica L., commonly known as orange jasmine, is an evergreen shrub belonging to the Rutaceae family. It has long been used as traditional Chinese medicine for treating abdominal pain, toothache, scabies, and other disorders (Liu et al. Read More

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Prevalence and burden of skin diseases among the elderly in Singapore: a 15-year clinical cohort study.

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2022 May 10. Epub 2022 May 10.

Dermatology, National Skin Centre, Singapore.

Background: Populations around the world are rapidly ageing. The profile of skin diseases in the elderly is likely to present unique demands on the healthcare system.

Objectives: To provide current data on the burden of skin diseases in Singaporean patients and identify differences in the pattern of skin diseases between elderly patients and the rest of the population. Read More

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Norwegian scabies in HIV/AIDS.

Proc (Bayl Univ Med Cent) 2022 8;35(3):346-347. Epub 2022 Feb 8.

Department of Internal Medicine, Baylor Scott and White Medical Center - Round Rock, Round Rock, Texas.

This case describes a patient presenting with significant crusting on his upper and lower extremities found to be Norweigan scabies, which led to a diagnosis of HIV and then AIDS. Norweigan scabies should be considered in the setting of an atypical dermatologic presentation that has failed multiple outpatient therapies. Read More

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Systemic Lupus Erythematosus vs. Mixed Connective Tissue Disease Disguised As Scabies.

Cureus 2022 Mar 29;14(3):e23621. Epub 2022 Mar 29.

Medicine, Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai, New York, USA.

Systemic lupus erythematosus (SLE) is a chronic autoimmune disease that involves numerous body systems and may initially present as a malar or discoid rash. When there are features of other autoimmune disorders present, such as scleroderma or polymyositis, the term mixed connective tissue disorder (MCTD) may be used. The current literature illustrates that the diagnostic criteria for MCTD are unclear. Read More

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In vitro efficacy of essential oils against Sarcoptes scabiei.

Sci Rep 2022 05 3;12(1):7176. Epub 2022 May 3.

Antiparasite Chemotherapy, BioCis, Université Paris Saclay, CNRS, 92290, Chatenay Malabry, France.

The mite Sarcoptes scabiei is responsible for scabies, a pruritic and contagious skin disease in humans. S. scabiei is also responsible for mange in a wide range of animal species. Read More

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Autosomal dominant epidermolysis bullosa simplex exacerbated by hyperkeratotic scabies.

J Dermatol 2022 May 2. Epub 2022 May 2.

Department of Dermatology, College of Medicine, National Cheng Kung University Hospital, National Cheng Kung University, Tainan, Taiwan.

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Characteristics of homeless persons hospitalized in health care facilities in the Czech Republic in 2006-2015.

Epidemiol Mikrobiol Imunol 2022 ;71(1):21-31

Aim: Homelessness is a social, societal, economic, and health problem. The aim of the study was to describe the characteristics of hospitalized homeless persons in the Czech Republic in relation to their health status and to propose targeted measures for improvement.

Material And Methods: The study used anonymous data from the National Registry of Hospitalized Patients from 2006-2015, including the primary diagnosis at hospital admission and up to five additional diagnoses according to the 10th revision of the International Classification of Diseases (ICD-10). Read More

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European scabies challenge: what about permethrin-resistant mites?

J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol 2022 Apr 26. Epub 2022 Apr 26.

Klinik und Poliklinik für Dermatologie und Allergologie, Klinikum rechts der Isar, Technical University Munich, Munich, Germany.

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Biocontrol Effect of YPS-32 on Potato Common Scab and Its Complete Genome Sequence Analysis.

J Agric Food Chem 2022 May 25;70(17):5339-5348. Epub 2022 Apr 25.

Science Center for Future Foods, Jiangnan University, Wuxi 214122, China.

Potato common scab is caused by , which resides in soil and has become a serious disease in potato planting areas worldwide. In this study, we obtained a YPS-32 strain by natural screening, and atmospheric and room-temperature plasma (ARTP) mutagenesis and field trial results showed that YPS-32 has a control efficacy of 83.70% against potato common scab. Read More

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Can ivermectin mass drug administrations to control scabies also reduce skin and soft tissue infections? Hospitalizations and primary care presentations lower after a large-scale trial in Fiji.

Authors:
Jo Middleton

Lancet Reg Health West Pac 2022 May 11;22:100454. Epub 2022 Apr 11.

NIHR Global Health Research Unit on Neglected Tropical Diseases and Department of Primary Care and Public Health, Brighton and Sussex Medical School, Falmer, United Kingdom.

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Phytoconstituents and Pharmacological Activities of Indian Camphorweed (): A Multi-Potential Medicinal Plant of Nutritional and Ethnomedicinal Importance.

Molecules 2022 Apr 7;27(8). Epub 2022 Apr 7.

Department of Natural Products and Alternative Medicine, Faculty of Pharmacy, King Abdulaziz University, Jeddah 21589, Saudi Arabia.

(L.) Less. (Asteraceae) commonly known as Indian camphorweed, pluchea, or marsh fleabane has gained great importance in various traditional medicines for its nutritional and medicinal benefits. Read More

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