1. In vivo Imaging of Sarcoptes scabiei infestation using Line‐field Confocal Optical Coherence Tomography

    In vivo Imaging of Sarcoptes scabiei infestation using Line‐field Confocal Optical Coherence Tomography

    Scabies remains a worldwide spread disease of considerable health and economic burden with repeated outbreaks in community settings.(1) Scabies agent is the ectoparasite Sarcoptes scabiei var. hominis ; this invisible mite causes a progressive rash, which can be misdiagnosed with eczema or pruritus sine materia . Diagnosis is based on characteristic clinical features (intense nightly itch, inflammatory excoriated papules in typical sites) and history of contact to infected patients.

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