Bird mite infestation in Atlantic City

This is an article from the Press of Atlantic City, about a young woman who had a bird mite infestation after birds nested near her air conditioning unit: Chickadees nested in a protected area adjacent to her air conditioner outside the window of her Brigantine apartment. It was pretty cool getting a close-up view of […]

Pet gerbils source of avian mite infestation

Does your family have pet gerbils? If so, they are a possible source of your itchy skin condition, according to this 2001 article in the Archives of Dermatology. Avian Mite Bites Acquired From a New Source Pet Gerbils Report of 2 Cases and Review of the Literature Anne W. Lucky, MD; C. Paul Sayers, MD; […]