Mites once away from the human body, mites do not survive more than 48-72 hours. When living on a person, an adult female mite can live up to a month.
Scabies is an infestation of the skin with the microscopic mite. The infestation spreads rapidly under crowded conditions where there is frequent skin-to-skin contact between people, such as in hospitals, institutions, child-care facilities, and nursing homes.
If you're concerned that you have mites in your home or place of business, give Dave a call at 1-800-400-6009.
Dave's Pest Control
A Central Massachusetts Extermination and Pest Control
Worcester County Pest and Rodent Exterminators