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Original Article
Korean J Parasitol. 1967 Jun;5(1):69-74. English.
Published online Mar 20, 1994.  http://dx.doi.org/10.3347/kjp.1967.5.1.69
Copyright © 1967 by The Korean Society for Parasitology
Epidemiological studies on the Acaroid mite
Jung Kyun Chu,Soo Bok Song,Don Kyun Kim and Yeong Kyu Kim
Department of Parasitology, College of Medicine, Pusan National University, Korea.
Abstract

Epidemiological study on Acaroid mite in dust different sites were carried out and the following results were obtained.

1. Tyrophagus dimidiatus, Chibidania tokyoensis and Ornithonyssus nagayoi were found in living room(46.2%), bath room(36.7%), garden(27.0%), shopping-store(28.8%) and ware-house (29.2%) in the Pusan area.

2. Dermanyssus gallinae and Rhizoglyphus echinopus were found mainly in class rooms of girl's high school(34.0%) and class room of girl's middle school(40.0%) as well as in primary school(13.2%), but they are not found in class rooms of boys high school.

3. Generally, the various mites were found in the living room(57.0%), under the carpet(50%), under the furniture(52.0%), on the furniture(27.5%), lavatory(35.7%) and garden(23.8%).

Figures


Fig. 1
Occurence of mites according to the place.


Fig. 2
Occurence of mites according to schools


Fig. 3
Occurence of mites according place near house


Pl. 1
Tyrophagus dimidiatus (10×10)


Pl. 2
Chibidania tokyoensis (10×10)


Pl. 3
Rhizoglyphus echinopus (10×10)


Pl. 4
Ornithonyssus nagayoi (10×10)


Pl. 5
Dermanyssus gallinae (10×10)

Tables


Table 1
Occurence of mites according to the place


Table 2
Occurence of mites according to schools


Table 3
Occurence of mites according place near house

References
1. Carter HF, et al. Indian Med Gaz 1944;79:163–167.
2. Soya E, et al. Brit Med J 1945;4385:1–5.
 
3. Van der Sar A. Amer Rev Tbc 1946;53(5):440.
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