Pediculus capitis


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Pediculus capitis

Head louse Public health A hematophagous louse; human infestation is generally asymptomatic, but may rarely cause severe pruritus Treatment Topical insecticides–permethrin, synergized pymethrin, malathion
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Kayseri ili kirsalindaki sekiz ilkogretim okulunda Pediculus capitis prevalansi.
Pediculus capitis infestation according to sex and social factors in Argentina.
KEY WORDS: Head lice; Pediculus; Pediculus capiti; Lice infestations; Pediculosis; Nymph; Prevalence; Public health.
Pediculus capitis, infestation according to sex and social factors in Gaza Governorate.
The prevalence of Pediculus capitis in students of eight primary schools in the rural area of the Kayseri province.
Picollo MI, Vassena CV, Casadio AA, Massimo J, Zerba EN (1998) Laboratory studies of susceptibility and resistance to insecticides in Pediculus capitis (Anoplura; Pediculidae).
SCIENTIFIC NAME: Pediculus capitis (peh-DIK-yoo-lus ka-PI-tis)
Permethrin resistance in the head louse Pediculus capitis from Israel.