"Which of the following is characteristic of scabies infesta
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"Which of the following is characteristic of scabies infestation?
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A. A predilection for lower socioeconomic classes.

B. Increased pruritus at night.

C. Production of burrows in the dermis.

D. Requirement for an environmental stage."
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Answer : B. Scabies is commonly associated with intense pruritus which worsens at night. It is an important dermatologic disease worldwide and does not have a predilection for infecting individuals in lower socioeconomic classes. The mites burrow through the upper layer (stratum corneum) of the epidermis but do not invade deeper within the epidermis or into the dermis. As an obligate ectoparasite, Sarcoptes scabiei completes its entire life cycle in the human host and cannot survive in the environment for more than a few days... Read more
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