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Scabies 疥疮 (Reading & Sharing)

Looking at the word alone would make anybody itchy and guiding the patient to a room for examination would mean removing all the unnecessary equipments and clutters in the assigned area. Then the patient is placed in a contact isolation precaution.

Scabies is a transmissible opportunistic skin problem that affects humans and other animals caused by Sarcoptes scabiei var hominis. They are minute and not usually seen by the naked eye (Chosidow & Fuller, 2017).

Incidence and Prevalence of the Disorder

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