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Research & Reviews  243 results

What's eating you? human body lice (Pediculus humanus corporis).
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32352435
Cutis Nyers ES, Elston DM

Apr 30th, 2020 - Compared to head and pubic lice, body lice (Pediculus humanus corporis) carry increased morbidity in the form of greater body surface area involvement, possible infectious disease transmission, and the potential for secondary iron-deficiency anemi...

What’s Eating You? Human Body Lice (Pediculus humanus corporis)
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/218462/infectious-diseases/whats-eating-you-human-body-lice-pediculus-humanus/page/0/1?channel=219

Mar 5th, 2020 - Diagnosis Diagnosis can be reached by visualizing adult lice, nymphs, or viable nits on the body or more commonly within inner clothing seams; nits also fluoresce under Wood light. 15 Although dermoscopy has proven useful for increased sensitivity.

A simplified protocol for in vitro rearing of human body lice.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7008773
Parasite (Paris, France); Pietri JE, Ray R

Feb 10th, 2020 - Human body lice (Pediculus humanus) are neglected ectoparasites and pathogen vectors. Difficulties in raising and maintaining colonies of body lice in a laboratory setting remain a barrier to fundamental studies of physiology and vector-pathogen i...

Microbiome Differences Between Human Head and Body Lice Ecotypes Revealed by 16S RRNA G...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31958374
The Journal of Parasitology; Agany DDM, Potts R et. al.

Jan 20th, 2020 - Human head lice and body lice (Pediculus humanus) are neglected ectoparasites. Head lice continue to be prevalent in children worldwide, and insecticide resistance in these insects has complicated their treatment. Meanwhile, body lice, which are m...

New Genus and Two New Species of Chewing Lice (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera) Parasitizing N...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/31760863
The Journal of Parasitology; Gustafsson DR

Nov 25th, 2019 - The genus Sarahcultrix n. gen. (Phthiraptera: Ischnocera) is described and illustrated based on 2 new species of chewing lice from New Guinean birds in the genus Peltops Wagler, 1829 (Passeriformes: Artamidae). These species are: Sarahcultrix ypsi...

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Clinicaltrials.gov  313 results

What's eating you? human body lice (Pediculus humanus corporis).
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/32352435
Cutis Nyers ES, Elston DM

Apr 30th, 2020 - Compared to head and pubic lice, body lice (Pediculus humanus corporis) carry increased morbidity in the form of greater body surface area involvement, possible infectious disease transmission, and the potential for secondary iron-deficiency anemi...

Head lice - Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/head-lice/symptoms-causes/syc-20356180

Apr 15th, 2020 - Overview Head lice Open pop-up dialog box Close Head lice Head lice Head lice feed on blood from the scalp. The female louse lays eggs (nits) that stick to hair shafts. Head lice are tiny insects that feed on blood from the human scalp. An infesta...

Head lice - Diagnosis and treatment - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/head-lice/diagnosis-treatment/drc-20356186

Apr 15th, 2020 - Diagnosis According to the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines, the gold standard for diagnosing an active head-lice infestation is the identification of a live nymph or adult louse. These guidelines recommend an examination of wet hair lubr...

What’s Eating You? Human Body Lice (Pediculus humanus corporis)
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/218462/infectious-diseases/whats-eating-you-human-body-lice-pediculus-humanus/page/0/1?channel=219

Mar 5th, 2020 - Diagnosis Diagnosis can be reached by visualizing adult lice, nymphs, or viable nits on the body or more commonly within inner clothing seams; nits also fluoresce under Wood light. 15 Although dermoscopy has proven useful for increased sensitivity.

A simplified protocol for in vitro rearing of human body lice.
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7008773
Parasite (Paris, France); Pietri JE, Ray R

Feb 10th, 2020 - Human body lice (Pediculus humanus) are neglected ectoparasites and pathogen vectors. Difficulties in raising and maintaining colonies of body lice in a laboratory setting remain a barrier to fundamental studies of physiology and vector-pathogen i...

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News  21 results

What’s Eating You? Human Body Lice (Pediculus humanus corporis)
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/218462/infectious-diseases/whats-eating-you-human-body-lice-pediculus-humanus/page/0/1?channel=219

Mar 5th, 2020 - Diagnosis Diagnosis can be reached by visualizing adult lice, nymphs, or viable nits on the body or more commonly within inner clothing seams; nits also fluoresce under Wood light. 15 Although dermoscopy has proven useful for increased sensitivity.

What’s Eating You? Head Lice (Pediculus humanus capitis)
https://www.mdedge.com/dermatology/article/153284/hair-nails/whats-eating-you-head-lice-pediculus-humanus-capitis/page/0/1

Dec 1st, 2017 - Treatment Effective treatment of head lice requires eradication of all living lice as well as louse eggs. Topically applied pyrethroids, including pyrethrin shampoos and mousses and permethrin lotion 1%, are considered the first-line therapy.

New Treatment for Head Lice 'Kills 'Em Dead' After One Application
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/751666

Oct 17th, 2011 - By Fran Lowry BOSTON (Reuters Health) Oct 17 - Just one 10-minute treatment with spinosad, a new pediculide derived from a naturally occurring soil bacterium, eradicates head lice and nits, researchers said here on Saturday at the 2011 American Ac...

FDA Approves New Topical Drug for Head Lice
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/735958

Jan 18th, 2011 - January 19, 2011 (UPDATED January 27, 2011) — The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved spinosad (Natroba Topical Suspension 0.9%, ParaPRO) for the treatment of head lice infestation in people aged 4 years and older. Head lice (Pedicu...

AAP Updates Head Lice Guidance
https://www.medpagetoday.com/pediatrics/generalpediatrics/21373

Jul 26th, 2010 - Action Points Explain to interested patients that keeping children out of school for head lice has not been shown to be effective in reducing spread. Point out that there are effective nonchemical options for getting rid of head lice -- such as si...

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Patient Education  31 results see all →