Read on to learn more about mite bites, including a photo guide to help you determine what bit you.
Irritation can be worsened by static electricity, which increases the attraction of particulates to exposed skin.
For instance, a rash on hands and arms of factory workers might be due to cleaning compounds or materials they are handling such as cardboard.
Ticks can carry Lyme disease and Rocky Mountain spotted fever, and mosquitoes may carry West Nile Virus and encephalitis and can transmit these serious diseases to humans.
Inspections should initially seek to determine if biting pests are involved.
Because they largely remain on the host, treatment of premises is not required nor is it recommended.
Itch mites may be the culprit if the victim was outdoors near oak trees.
In commercial settings such as an office building, this may involve talking with management as well as affected employees.