Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research

Journal of Clinical & Experimental Dermatology Research
Open Access

ISSN: 2155-9554

+44 1478 350008

Rasool Jafari

Department of Medical Parasitology and Mycology, School of Medicine, Isfahan University of Medical Sciences, Isfahan, Iran

  • Research Article   
    Study on the Prevalence of Scabies among Patients with Clinical Futures of the Disease in Isfahan, Iran
    Author(s): Reza Kalantari, Simindokht Soleimanifard, Moussa Soleimani-Ahmadi and Rasool Jafari*

    Purpose: Scabies is a common parasitic infestation caused by the permanent parasite of human. Infestation occurs when the "itchy" mite, S. scabiei, penetrates the skin and eats the epidermis of the host. This infestation is a major problem that occurs in many indigenous communities and less developed countries in both sexes. Information about the prevalence of this disease in Iran is low. Thus this study aimed to determine the future of infestation in Isfahan. Methods: 283 patients with clinical futures of scabies, who were examined by a dermatologist, from different medical centers in Isfahan, were assayed. Sampling was performed directly from the epidermis with mineral oil on the newest nodules by a scalpel blade. The specimens were examined by microscope with low and high magnification to confirm.. View More»
    DOI: 10.35248/2155-9554.21.12.554

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