FIELD GUIDE HOUSE DUST MITE

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    name comes from the association of these mites,
    their skeletal parts, and/or fluids with house dust
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    do not _
    bite
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    may be a factor in 50-80% of asthmatics.
    asthmatics
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    NUMBER most common species found worldwide.
    2
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    two most common species
    • American house dust mite,
    • European house dust mite,
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    Mouthparts with chelicerae relatively short, chelate (mandiblelike)



    HOUSE DUST MITE - FIELD GUIDE
    _ house dust mite can undergo a
    prolonged quiescent period of several months during which
    they are highly desiccation-resistant.
    European
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    European house dust mite can undergo a
    prolonged quiescent period of several months during which
    they are highly _ -resistant.
    desiccation
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    People have allergic reactions to
    some proteins found in their
    excrement and exoskeleton fragments.
    • proteins
    • excrement
    • exoskeleton
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    House dust mite development, fecundity, and
    longevity are very dependent on
    _, _, and
    an adequate _ supply.
    • temp
    • moisture
    • food supply
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    These mites feed on sloughed
    human skin, spilled foodstuffs, fungi, and pollen.
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    Highest concentrations of _ _ scales occur in
    bedding, mattresses, upholstered furniture, carpets,
    and in stuffed toys.
    human skin, spilled foodstuffs, fungi, and pollen.
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    Humans supply the necessary increase in
    _ and _ over
    ambient room levels when they
    frequent these areas.
    moisture and temperature
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    _ and _ _ provide the
    best conditions because humans spend more time here,
    Bedding and stuffed furniture
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    carpeting is the least favorable because of _ _
    lower moisture
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    The highly desiccation-resistant, prolonged quiescent protonymph is
    thought to be the stage which survives the dry conditions of
    the winter heating season and is the source of
    mites for population growth during the
    favorable periods which follow.
    protonymph
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    The highly desiccation-resistant, prolonged quiescent protonymph is
    thought to be the stage which _ and is the source of
    mites for population growth during the
    favorable periods which follow.
    survives the dry conditions of the winter heating season
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    House dust mites can be easily _ within a
    house and even _
    • dispersed
    • outside
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    The best control method presently available is
    _ _ coupled with sanitation and moisture control.
    habita removal
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    The best control method presently available is
    habitat removal coupled with _ and moisture control.
    sanitation
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    The best control method presently available is
    habitat removal coupled with sanitation and _ _
    moisture control
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    Habitat removal consists of encasing the
    _ and _ in special plastic bags with
    zippers to separate the _ from the mites.
    • mattress and pillowss
    • sleeper
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    Remove carpeting and drapes from the _
    bedroom
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    In the rest of the house, remove _ wherever possible.
    stuffed or cloth-covered furniture, carpeting, and drapes
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    _ alone is not the solution because,
    for instance, it removes only about 7% of the mites from carpeting.
    Vacuuming
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    Clean window _ every 2 weeks.
    coverings
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    Send area _ out to be dry cleaned when soiled.
    rugs
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    Lower the relative humidity to less than NUMBER%.
    45%
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    Having a dog as a pet is like
    _ to the household.
    This is apparently not true for _
    • adding another person
    • cats
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    _ _ is one acarcide currently labeled for house dust mites, but
    it is not labeled for application to _
    • benzol benzolate
    • bedding
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    benzol benzolate and it requires
    repeated applications.
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    _ is the prime harborage area with
    _ _ being a close second, and
    _ is of much less significance.
    • bedding
    • stuffed furniture
    • carpeting
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FIELD GUIDE HOUSE DUST MITE
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FIELD GUIDE HOUSE DUST MITE
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