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- Sarcoptes scabiei: a mite.
- Mites burrow into the stratum corneum and lay their eggs; new mites hatch and form new burrows.
- Scabies is a major initiating factor in streptococcal pyoderma and linked to post-streptococcal sequelae such as acute rheumatic fever and acute post-streptococcal glomerulonephritis.