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Research & Reviews  46 results

Inclusion of photoautotrophic cultivated diatom biomass in salmon feed can deter lice.
PloS One; Eilertsen HC, Elvevoll E et. al.

Jul 30th, 2021 - The aim of this study was to evaluate the potential of diatom (microalgae) biomass as a lice-reducing ingredient in salmon feed. The original hypothesis was based on the fact that polyunsaturated aldehydes (PUAs), e.g. 2-trans, 4-trans decadenial ...

Efficacy and safety of a dimethicone lotion in patients with pyrethroid-resistant head ...
The Journal of Dermatology; Yamaguchi S, Yasumura R et. al.

May 29th, 2021 - Pyrethroid insecticides are the only pesticides approved for the treatment of head lice (pediculosis capitis) infestations in Japan. However, in Okinawa Prefecture, 96% of head lice are resistant to pyrethroids. Here, we conducted a clinical trial...

Morphological anomalies in the body structure of Hoplopleura spp. (Anoplura: Hoplopleur...
Annals of Parasitology; Kozina P, Izdebska JN

May 24th, 2021 - Morphological anomalies in sucking lice (Phthiraptera: Anoplura) have been discussed sporadically, mainly when the changes were considerable, such as in the structure of the reproductive organs or pleural plates, and have concerned the most common...

Highly rearranged mitochondrial genome in Falcolipeurus lice (Phthiraptera: Philopterid...
Parasites & Vectors; Nie Y, Fu YT et. al.

May 22nd, 2021 - Fragmented mitochondrial (mt) genomes and extensive mt gene rearrangements have been frequently reported from parasitic lice (Insecta: Phthiraptera). However, relatively little is known about the mt genomes from the family Philopteridae, the most ...

Whale lice (Isocyamus deltobranchium & Isocyamus delphinii; Cyamidae) prevalence in odo...
International Journal for Parasitology. Parasites and Wil... Lehnert K, IJsseldijk LL et. al.

May 4th, 2021 - Whale lice (Cyamidae; Amphipoda) are ectoparasitic crustaceans adapted to the marine environment with cetaceans as their host. There are few reports of cyamids occurring in odontocetes from the North Sea, and long-term studies are lacking. Marine ...

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News  8 results

What’s Eating You? Human Body Lice (Pediculus humanus corporis)

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)

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.

FDA Approves New Topical Drug for Head Lice

Jan 19th, 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...

The Prevention and Treatment of Head Lice in Children

Abstract and Introduction Introduction Head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) are ectoparasites, meaning that they live on or within the skin rather than inside the body. Annually, approximately 6 to 12 million U.S. children aged 3 to 11 years beco...

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Patient Education  1 results see all →