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Demodex mite infestation in patients with and without rheumatoid arthritis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  22807020     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
In the present study we compared the prevalence of Demodex mites in patients with rheumatoid arthritis and in one control group involving individuals of similar mean age. From each person we epilated 3-4 lashes from each eyelid and examined them under a microscope to find Demodex mites. In total 147 patients were examined. The prevalence of Demodex mites was 33% in rheumatoid arthritis (RA) patients and 31% in the control group. Our results demonstrated that the prevalence of Demodex mites was similar in RA patients as compared to the control group.
Authors:
Aleksandra Garbacewicz; Janusz Jaworski; Barbara Grytner-Zięcina
Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2012-02-25
Journal Detail:
Title:  Acta parasitologica / Witold Stefański Institute of Parasitology, Warszawa, Poland     Volume:  57     ISSN:  1896-1851     ISO Abbreviation:  Acta Parasitol.     Publication Date:  2012 Mar 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2012-07-18     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9301947     Medline TA:  Acta Parasitol     Country:  Poland    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  99-100     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of General Biology and Parasitology, Medical University of Warsaw, 5 ChaŁubińskiego Street, 02-004, Warsaw, Poland, agarbacewicz@wum.edu.pl.
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