We are making these documents available because there is a need for factual information relevant to the biology, diagnosis and management of mite infestations. Brand names of products are generally are not mentioned, nor do we endorse any particular commercial product. This web site is intended for informational purposes and is not meant to substitute for the advice provided by a medical professional. Always consult a physician if you have personal health concerns.
- Acariasis - Mange and Other Mite Infestations
An Iowa State University publication by the Center for Food Security and Public Health
- Scrub Typhus Fever (mite-borner)
from the Virginia Department of Publich Health
from the New York City Dept of Health and Mental Hygiene
- Demodex Dermatitis
From the Journal of Clinical and Aesthetic Dermatology
- Pyemotes herfsi (Acari:Pyemotidae), a Mite New to North America as the Cause of Bite Outbreaks
Journal of Medical Entomology article on USDA Forest Service Southern Research Station website
If you have questions that you do not see addressed here, please feel free to contact us. We will strive to answer any specific question you may have concerning mites and will expand and add to this list of downloadable documents as necessary over time. If you have a suspected mite infestation send us one or more specimens for a more precise evaluation and identification in order to be better informed and prepared for any potential remediation efforts that may be required.