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head lice

Head lice (pediculosis)

Head Lice (Pediculosis)

Evidence from Mitochondrial DNA That Head Lice and Body Lice of Humans (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae) are Conspecific

Cytogenetic Features of Human Head and Body Lice (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae)

Body Lice and Head Lice (Anoplura: Pediculidae) Have the Smallest Genomes of Any Hemimetabolous Insect Reported to Date

Survey of Permethrin and Malathion Resistance in Human Head Lice Populations from Denmark

Permethrin-Resistant Head Lice (Anoplura: Pediculidae) in Argentina Are Susceptible to Spinosad

Detection of Pyrethroid Resistance Gene in Head Lice in Schoolchildren from Bobigny, France

A New Ivermectin Formulation Topically Kills Permethrin-Resistant Human Head Lice (Anoplura: Pediculidae)

Recommendation to Standardize Pediculicidal and Ovicidal Testing for Head Lice (Anoplura: Pediculidae)

Bioactivity of Argentinean essential oils against permethrin-resistant head lice, Pediculus humanus capitis

Geographical Distribution of Pyrethroid Resistance Allele Frequency in Head Lice (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae) From Argentina

High Frequency of Mutations Associated With Head Lice Pyrethroid Resistance in Schoolchildren From Bobigny, France

Efficacy of the LouseBuster, a New Medical Device for Treating Head Lice (Anoplura: Pediculidae)

Head lice predictors and infestation dynamics among primary school children in Norway

Efficacy of Machine Laundering to Eradicate Head Lice: Recommendations to Decontaminate Washable Clothes, Linens, and Fomites

Evidence in the Treatment of Head Lice: Drowning in a Swamp of Reviews


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Infestation of the scalp hair with the head louse, Pediculus capitis, which is a common condition in school children but can affect people of all ages. It is transmitted by direct contact from one child to another and often affects high proportions of children in one class. It occurs in children from affluent, as well as deprived and overcrowded, homes.

Subjects: Public Health and Epidemiology — Sports and Exercise Medicine.

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