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Infected with Scabies Again? Focus in Management in Long-Term Care Facilities

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Department of Family Medicine, Division of Medicine, Sengkang General Hospital, Singapore 544886, Singapore
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SingHealth Duke-NUS Family Medicine Academic Clinical Programme, Singapore 544886, Singapore
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Received: 28 November 2018 / Revised: 11 December 2018 / Accepted: 22 December 2018 / Published: 29 December 2018
(This article belongs to the Section Infectious Disease)
Scabies is a significant public health condition in long-term care facilities, plaguing even developed countries. Although treatments are available, eradication and control of scabies cases still remain a challenge due to delays in diagnosis and difficulties in maintaining preventive and surveillance measures. Prompt treatment of patients and their contacts that are affected, along with concomitant education of health staff and family members, are paramount. Environmental disinfestation is also a concern. View Full-Text
Keywords: scabies; mites; long-term care scabies; mites; long-term care
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Ong, C.Y.; Vasanwala, F.F. Infected with Scabies Again? Focus in Management in Long-Term Care Facilities. Diseases 2019, 7, 3. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/diseases7010003

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Ong CY, Vasanwala FF. Infected with Scabies Again? Focus in Management in Long-Term Care Facilities. Diseases. 2019; 7(1):3. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/diseases7010003

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Ong, Chong Y., and Farhad F. Vasanwala 2019. "Infected with Scabies Again? Focus in Management in Long-Term Care Facilities" Diseases 7, no. 1: 3. https://0-doi-org.brum.beds.ac.uk/10.3390/diseases7010003

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