Could your Skin Microbiome fight off Scabies mites?

The research suggests it does.

Scabies mites alter the microbiome and increase the risk of infection. 

This is the finding of a paper that mirrors other findings on the topic, which describe how the mites promote Strep and Staph infections.

"This study supports the link between scabies and Staphylococcus infections, as seen in humans."

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