11A BTEC-mites

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  • Created on: 09-11-18 13:45
What does a mite look like?(3 things)
Small, eight legged, wingless arachnid
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What type of parasite is a mite?
Zoonotic parasite
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What part of the body does the mite feed on?
Skin of most mammals
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Name 3 symptoms of mites on animals.
Hair loss, excessive scratching, crusty skin which can easily get infected.
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Can you prevent mites?
No
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What animal should you stay away from if you don't want to get mites?
Fox (they are often infected with mange mite)
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What should you put on an animals skin/fur if you are treating it from mites?
Sprays, shampoos, powders
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If this doesn't work what should you do?
Put animal in a lime sulphur dip/ organophosphate dip
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What should you wear when dipping animals?
PPE (overalls,gloves,face mask)
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Card 2

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What type of parasite is a mite?

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Zoonotic parasite

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What part of the body does the mite feed on?

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Card 4

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Name 3 symptoms of mites on animals.

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Card 5

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Can you prevent mites?

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JohnDeereMan

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V good quiz

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