TITLE

Jigger

PUB. DATE
January 2009
SOURCE
World Book Science Dataset;1/1/2009, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Encyclopedia
DOC. TYPE
Reference Entry
ABSTRACT
Jigger, or Chigoe, a small tropical American flea. It is about 4/100 of an inch (1 mm) long. The female burrows under the skin of barefoot persons, causing a slight itching followed by a painful ulcer.
ACCESSION #
37309614

 

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