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[Parasitology] Parasite Identity

nuitgoddess via parasite%40net.bio.net (by nuitgoddess from yahoo.com)
Sun Jan 4 17:38:39 EST 2009

I live in the same hell. Please let me know what your solution[s] are/were.

Transformed wrote:
> URGENT:       Tiny White Flying Parasite  vs. Insect
> Can you refer me to an ectoparasitologist who collects samples?  If you
> don’t know one, please check around with your colleagues and associates.
> People are contracting a tiny white parasite from clothing of retail
> stores or other sources.  This pest is neither a mite nor a flea.  Because
> it's airborne and breeds really fast, it's extremely difficult to control
> and get read of.   I’ve discovered one other parasite victim.   I’ve been
> told other victims exist.  I contracted this pest via clothing at Value
> City.  It has been a nightmare experience!
> Extermination:
> We've tried RID, Kleen Free Enzymes, and various pesticide sprays.  I've
> sprayed like crazy EVERY day.  I even spray my clothing with RID.  I wash
> my hair every night. Yet I'm still seeing this pest.  The other victim had
> a worse case, and she’s pleased with the Kleen Free product.  I use it
> daily, but I haven’t seen any lasting results.
> Please pay close attention as I describe the physical attributes and
> symptoms of this pest.  If someone has this pest, they will see 3 types of
> white things:
> 1) tiny round things about the size of a spec of salt
> 2) tiny, oblong shaped, things that look like a piece of thread or fiber; 
> about 1/16 of an inch long
> 3) slightly larger white things that jump
> Either #2  and/or  #3  flies;  It is an airborne pest.
> Optional:   Victims may see tiny black things the same as item # 1 and # 2
> above.
> If someone has this pest, they will have the following physical symptoms:
> 1) Bites that sting
> 2) Red skin rashes  and/or  small red bumps
> 3) Lighting sensations;   Victims will feel something periodically
> lighting on their skin.
> 4) Optional:   Itching  **I don’t itch, but another victim has an itching
> problem.
> Pest Habits:
> When hand-picked from hair, clothing, etc.,  the pest will attack with
> bites.  This tiny white pest can be found anywhere.  Once it gets in an
> environment, it will be all over the place.  It likes clothing, hair, and
> dark colored items.   The #1 and #2 white things rest on material and
> non-material items.  ie, a totebag or pocketbook   They’ll infest
> someone’s car, also. 
> Pest Control---I haven't yet found a pesticide that completely removed the
> pest and its eggs.  Over a period of weeks, constant spraying can yield a
> reduction in pest population.  Due to the fast breeding, the infestation
> does not go away.  This is a relentless pest!
> Challenges:
> Entomologists have not been able to identify samples sent to them. 
> Therefore, this pest is not an insect.  It's either a parasite or
> arthropod.  Presently, I'm trying to find an ectoparasitologist to submit
> samples to.  I need the scientific name for this pest.  If you have time
> to help me do research, that would be helpful.
> I’d greatly appreciate hearing from you at your very earliest convenience. 
> Thanks for your time and assistance.
> P.S. (If anyone has contracted this pest, they can write me directly at:    
> twfparasite(at)yahoo(dot)com        (Use the "at" symbol and period.)

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