Scabies Infection Control Program


Scabies is prevented by avoiding direct skin-to-skin contact with an infested person or with items such as clothing or bedding used by an infested person. Scabies treatment usually is recommended for members of the same household, particularly for those who have had prolonged skin-to-skin contact.

This program provides a review of the definition, characteristic of scabies, treatment of residents, treatment of the environment, post treatment, prevention, resistant scabies, and how to do the scabies scraping.