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Descriptor English: Sarcoptidae
Descriptor Spanish: Sarcoptidae
Descriptor Portuguese: Sarcoptidae
Descriptor French: Sarcoptidae
Tree number(s): B01.050.500.131.166.132.419.750
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D040021
Scope note: Family of MITES, in the superfamily Sarcoptoidea, order Astigmata. They are slow moving, obligate PARASITES that infect MAMMALS and BIRDS. The species SARCOPTES SCABIEI causes SCABIES.
Annotation: infestation: coord IM with MITE INFESTATIONS (IM)
Allowable Qualifiers: AH anatomy & histology
CH chemistry
CL classification
CY cytology
DE drug effects
EM embryology
EN enzymology
GD growth & development
GE genetics
IM immunology
ME metabolism
MI microbiology
PH physiology
PS parasitology
PY pathogenicity
RE radiation effects
UL ultrastructure
VI virology
Previous Indexing: Mites (1965-2002)
Public MeSH Note: 2003
History Note: 2003
DeCS ID: 36540
Unique ID: D040021
Documents indexed in the Virtual Health Library (VHL): Click here to access the VHL documents
Date Established: 2003/01/01
Date of Entry: 2002/07/03
Revision Date: 2009/07/15
Sarcoptidae - Preferred
Concept UI M0420049
Scope note Family of MITES, in the superfamily Sarcoptoidea, order Astigmata. They are slow moving, obligate PARASITES that infect MAMMALS and BIRDS. The species SARCOPTES SCABIEI causes SCABIES.
Preferred term Sarcoptidae



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