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Research & Reviews  57 results

Sea lice (Lepeophtherius salmonis) detection and quantification around aquaculture inst...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9491551
PloS One; Krolicka A, Mæland Nilsen M et. al.

Sep 22nd, 2022 - The naturally occurring ectoparasite salmon lice (Lepeophtherirus salmonis) poses a great challenge for the salmon farming industry, as well as for wild salmonids in the Northern hemisphere. To better control the infestation pressure and protect t...

Renewed Risk for Epidemic Typhus Related to War and Massive Population Displacement, Uk...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9514335
Emerging Infectious Diseases; Newton PN, Fournier PE et. al.

Aug 26th, 2022 - Epidemic typhus, caused by Rickettsia prowazekii bacteria and transmitted through body lice (Pediculus humanus corporis), was a major public health threat in Eastern Europe as a consequence of World War II. In 2022, war and the resulting populatio...

SUCKING LICE (PHTHIRAPTERA: ANOPLURA) PARASITIZING MONGOLIAN RODENTS WITH THE DESCRIPTI...
https://doi.org/10.1645/22-2
The Journal of Parasitology; Durden LA, Robinson C et. al.

Aug 5th, 2022 - The sucking louse fauna associated with Mongolian mammals is inadequately known. We provide a list of 25 species of sucking lice recorded from Mongolian rodents including previously published records, and new records of specimens collected during ...

Low prevalence of chewing lice (Phthiraptera) in wintering populations of the reed bunt...
https://doi.org/10.17420/ap6801.423
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...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC8994281
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...

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News  7 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.

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

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
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/761664

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 →