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Research & Reviews  54 results

Low prevalence of chewing lice (Phthiraptera) in wintering populations of the reed bunt...
Annals of Parasitology; Bernal I, Talabante C et. al.

May 3rd, 2022 - The reed bunting is a passerine bird of the Palearctic region, some subspecies suffer a decline in their populations. Four species of lice have been cited in reed bunting, but lice studies have not been carried out in the Iberian Peninsula. Betwee...

Fragmented mitochondrial genomes of seal lice (family Echinophthiriidae) and gorilla lo...
BMC Genomics; Dong Y, Zhao M et. al.

Apr 10th, 2022 - The mitochondrial (mt) genomes of 15 species of sucking lice from seven families have been studied to date. These louse species have highly dynamic, fragmented mt genomes that differ in the number of minichromosomes, the gene content, and gene ord...

The Journal of Parasitology; Antonello M, Lira S et. al.

Mar 4th, 2022 - The brown booby (Sula leucogaster Boddaert, 1783) has a wide geographic distribution, being found throughout the intertropical range except for the west coast of South America. Chewing lice (Phthiraptera: Amblycera and Ischnocera) are ectoparasite...

The darker side of head lice infestations.
Clinics in Dermatology; Lowenstein EJ, Parish LC et. al.

Feb 23rd, 2022 - Head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) infestations are prevalent among young children and generally not considered a health hazard. Although massive chronic head lice infestations have been documented in paleo medical literature, their association...

Frequency of pyrethroid resistance in human head louse treatment: systematic review and...
Parasite (Paris, France); Mohammadi J, Azizi K et. al.

Dec 23rd, 2021 - Head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) are one of the most common insects causing infestations in humans worldwide, and infestation is associated with adverse socio-economic and public health effects. The development of genetic insensitivity (e.g.,...

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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.

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 →