ClinQuiz: Increase your zoonotic parasite prowess, answer 3C

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Sep 01, 2009
By dvm360.com staff

3C–Incorrect.

The mite shown is Cheyletiella species, which causes seborrheic dermatitis and pruritus in pets and is associated with zoonotic infestations in people.12 The clinical presentation of flea allergy dermatitis varies widely, but in dogs it is more classically associated with hair loss at the base of the tail and on the abdomen.15

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