Sunday, June 1, 2008

Case of the Week 24

Here's another video from the wonderful world of entomology.
These tiny little things regularly crawl on us. Yes, even if we shower regularly.
Identity?
What disease is associated with them?

video

2 comments:

Tom said...

I'm going to take a stab with Demodex. Hope this isn't on my boards tomorrow!

ian said...

I think these are Dermatophagoides (house dust mites). They cause allergic reactions resulting in asthma, eczema, and allergic rhinitis in sensitive individuals.