Molecular characterization of Sarcoptes scabiei and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among internally displaced children in UNHCR Refugee-IDP camp.


  • Mohammad I. Alberfkani Zakho Technical Institute, Duhok Polytechnic University,Duhok, Iraq
  • Wijdan M.S. Mero Biology Department, Faculty of Science, Zakho University, Duhok, Iraq (Visitor in Nawroz University)



Scabies is a common dermatological condition, frequently associated with pyoderma especially in warm climatic areas causing the most common dermatological infection worldwide. The indirect health impact of scabies complication, including secondary bacterial infection imposes a major cost on health-care systems particularly among internally displaced children in refugee camps.There is inadequate information concerning the genetic diversity of populations of the scabies mites in humans in Iraq. The objective of this study was to measure the strength of association between pyoderma and scabies in addition to genetic characterization and variation in the DNA sequences of Sarcoptes scabiei and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) in internally displaced


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How to Cite

I. Alberfkani, M., & M.S. Mero, W. (2022). Molecular characterization of Sarcoptes scabiei and Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus among internally displaced children in UNHCR Refugee-IDP camp. Academic Journal of Nawroz University, 11(1), 156–162.