FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL, vol.135, no.3, pp.226-231, 2003 (SCI-Expanded)
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FORENSIC SCIENCE INTERNATIONAL
Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
demodex, forensic autopsy, mite, contamination, HAIR FOLLICLE MITES, FOLLICULORUM, BREVIS, POPULATION, PREVALENCE, ROSACEA, DENSITY, SIMON
Dokuz Eylül University Affiliated:
Demodex is an ectoparasite living in the skin as a nonpathogen or a pathogen. It is also known that demodex acts as a vector of pathogenic microorganisms. In this study, we have investigated the rate of occurrence and vitality of demodex in forensic autopsies that have a high risk of contamination by infected organisms.