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Scabies

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Incubation period of scabies is - (AIIMS Nov 2012)



A 7 days
B 2 weeks

C 4weeks
D 2-3 days

Ans. C
i.e., 4 weeks

Itching occurs due to hypersensitivity to saliva scabin of mite, and it takes 4-6 weeks are required for the hypersensitivity to develop. So, incubation period of scabies is 4-6 weeks.

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