Demodectic mange is a contagious disease spread by direct contact or via fomites.
Species which have been reported as parasitic on cattle include:
Clinical signs include the presence of nodules as well as areas of alopecia in the front part of the body. Demodicosis is not usually associated with pruritus. Nodular cattle demodicosis is characterised by the permanent genesis of new and disappearance of older nodules.
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