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An additional suspect besides the tick family is another member of the Acari - mites. There are a number of mite species that affect humans, the most common and well known of which is the Scabies Mite (Sarcoptes scabiei). Adult females are in the range of 0.3-0.45 mm/0.012-0.018". They are spherical and you usually can't see the legs. Like all the Acari, ...

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