parasitism

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the relation between two different kinds of organisms in which one receives benefits from the other by causing damage to it (usually not fatal damage)

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All patients with scabies and their close household, institutional, and sexual contacts should be informed that scabies is a highly transmissible ectoparasitic infestation and that several topical treatments and an effective oral treatment are readily available and highly effective at present (Table 2).