DEMODEX (ACARI: DEMODICIDAE) INFESTATION IN THE ELDERLY AND ITS RELATIONSHIP WITH THE SKIN PARAMETERS SUCH AS MOISTURE, PH, AND TEMPERATURE: A CROSS-SECTIONAL STUDY


ZEYTUN E.

TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI, cilt.20, no.2, ss.142-150, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 20 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Dergi Adı: TURKISH JOURNAL OF GERIATRICS-TURK GERIATRI DERGISI
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.142-150

Özet

Introduction: The elderly population is growing both worldwide and in Turkey. Thus, the importance of studies on elderly individuals is increasing. The present study was conducted to evaluate Demodex infestation and its relationship with the skin parameters such as moisture, pH, and temperature in elderly individuals living in nursing homes.