Ectoparasites from dogs and cats as the cause of itching disease in man

Kieffer, M.; Kristensen, S.; Hallas, T.E.

Ugeskrift for Laeger 141(49): 3363-3367


Recent cases of dermatitis in England and Denmark caused by ectoparasites from domestic animals, largely dogs and cats, are reviewed, and the results are given of investigations in Denmark between June 1968 and December 1978 of 111 patients from 107 households suffering from various forms of itching following contact with dogs or cats.