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  • ABOUT THE JIGGER - Ahadi Kenya Trust

    What is a jigger Tunga penetrans is known as the chigger, jigger, chigoe, bicho do pé or sand flea. The head is angular, it has no comb of spines, and the

  • 'Jigger' fleas burrow so deep that victims must have them cut out

    Nov 10, 2014 Jiggers are sand fleas found in Sub-Saharan climates that burrow into the skin and lay eggs. They cause swelling, itching and infection which

  • Jiggers - American Osteopathic College of Dermatology (AOCD)

    Jiggers, not to be confused with chiggers, is a dermatologic infiltration by a flea called Tunga penetrans. The name jiggers comes from the synonym for the

  • Tunga penetrans - Wikipedia

    Tunga penetrans (chigoe flea or jigger) is a parasitic insect found in most tropical and sub-tropical climates. It is native to Central and South America, and has

  • Fighting the jigger parasite The Wider Image Reuters

    Aug 27, 2015 The problem of the so-called jigger parasite - female sand fleas that burrow their way under skin - is widespread in eastern, northern and