Mites belong to the family (arachnid) that includes spiders, ticks, and scorpions, but mites are barely visible with the naked eye. Some mites are parasites that live on humans or other animals and may cause diseases such as typhus, scabies, and mange.
Primary Medical ReviewerAdam Husney, MD - Family Medicine
Specialist Medical ReviewerJohn Pope, MD - Pediatrics
Current as ofMarch 12, 2014
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