Dust Mites Under The Microscope

This 2-minute video, recorded in high-definition through a microscope, shows live active dust mites. Life stages including adults, nymphs, and eggs are visible, as are the mite waste particles, the main source of their allergens. Filmed by Dr. Jeffrey Miller for Mission: Allergy, this video has had over a quarter million views on YouTube.

After watching this video:
to see video instructions on how to decrease your exposure to house dust mites, see Dust Mite Avoidance
to learn about dust mite anatomy, physiology, life stages, and allergen production, see the slideshow House Dust Mites and Allergy