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Table 2 Weights of female Sarcoptes scabiei var. canis immediately after removal from the host (fresh weight) and their weights after being held off the host at 97.5% RH for 16 h for three groups of mites

From: A review of Sarcoptes scabiei: past, present and future

Group Fresh weight (μg/mite) Weigh after 16 h at 97.5% RH (μg/mite)
Group 1 (n = 30) 5.74 ± 1.84 4.02 ± 1.18
Group 2 (n = 8) 6.32 ± 1.48 4.15 ± 1.29
Group 3 (n = 13) 6.54 ± 1.28 4.47 ± 0.95
  1. Data from [8]