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Infestation

Infestation

development on (rather than in) the body of a pathogenic agent, e.g., body lice.

Synonym: ectoparasitism.


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Re: Human Collembola Infestations

... borax scrubs, pyrethrin, isopropyl alcohol, sulfur cream, etc. I finally resorted to Ivermectin, which slowed it down enough to get on top of the infestation. I looked at many medical articles, blogs, and scholarly articles in entomology to research what it was and how to treat it. At first, i ...

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by urthchik
Wed Sep 24, 2014 6:31 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
Replies: 45
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Diagnosis: black/brown spots on koi scales; picture included

... feed with blood meal, and they might survive for a while. They swim around like little fish. cute! Treatment of the tank is as for any parasite infestation. You can buy treatment from any aquarium shop. You wouldn't want to be handling every fish in the tank!

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by animartco
Wed Aug 07, 2013 2:23 pm
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Diagnosis: black/brown spots on koi scales; picture included
Replies: 3
Views: 2431

Re: Human Collembola Infestations & fungal gnats

I need some help. I currently have a collombolla and fungas gnat infestation. In addition I had mealworms and sow larvae on me until the last fumigation. I thought the fungus gnats were lice in my hair. Everyone, including the public health department says ...

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by Iola
Sat Aug 04, 2012 9:34 pm
 
Forum: Human Biology
Topic: Human Collembola Infestations
Replies: 45
Views: 108939

Re: Humane way of treating mice infestation?

I believe that snap traps are the most humane way to rid yourself of mice. It is almost instantaneous and probably allows little time for pain to be felt by the little fellas. Let me explain it this way: would you rather be killed instantly by a guillotine or be hunted down and eaten by a lion? Thos...

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by hymenoptera7
Sat Aug 04, 2012 4:51 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Humane way of treating mice infestation?
Replies: 2
Views: 2905

Does smashing walnuts kills the pests that invade it?

... Someone asked how hard did I smash it - real hard, the idea was to kill the live insect inside (not the eggs). How big is the risk from further infestation, can hatch if there were eggs and live for how long, can the insect that lived inside survive if I didn't kill it?

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by astralus
Thu Jul 12, 2012 2:33 am
 
Forum: Zoology Discussion
Topic: Does smashing walnuts kills the pests that invade it?
Replies: 1
Views: 1938
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