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ALLMedicine™ Trench Fever Center

Research & Reviews  40 results

Bartonella quintana transmitted by head lice: an outbreak of trench fever in Senegal.
https://doi.org/10.1093/cid/ciac937
Clinical Infectious Diseases : an Official Publication Of... Hammoud A, Louni M et. al.

Dec 27th, 2022 - Louse-borne trench fever caused by Bartonella quintana is a neglected public health concern, known to be transmitted from body louse faeces via scratching. No viable B. quintana have ever been isolated from head lice before; therefore, their role ...

Body Lice among People Experiencing Homelessness and Access to Hygiene Services during ...
https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC9393458
The American Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene; Marshall KE, Martinez HE et. al.

Jul 28th, 2022 - Eight people with human body louse-borne Bartonella quintana infections were detected among people experiencing homelessness (PEH) in Denver during January-September 2020, prompting a public health investigation and community outreach. Public heal...

Bartonellosis (Bartonella Infection)
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/213169-overview

Mar 9th, 2022 - Background Bartonellosis comprises infections caused by pathogens in the genus Bartonella. [1] In 1909, AL Barton described organisms that adhered to RBCs. The name Bartonia, later Bartonella bacilliformis, was used for the only member of the grou...

Bartonellosis (Bartonella Infection)
http://emedicine.medscape.com/article/213169-overview

Mar 9th, 2022 - Background Bartonellosis comprises infections caused by pathogens in the genus Bartonella. [1] In 1909, AL Barton described organisms that adhered to RBCs. The name Bartonia, later Bartonella bacilliformis, was used for the only member of the grou...

Bartonellosis (Bartonella Infection)
https://emedicine.medscape.com/article/213169-print

Mar 9th, 2022 - Background Bartonellosis comprises infections caused by pathogens in the genus Bartonella.[1] In 1909, AL Barton described organisms that adhered to RBCs. The name Bartonia, later Bartonella bacilliformis, was used for the only member of the group...

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News  3 results

Topical Ivermectin Proves Safe, Effective in Treating Head Lice
https://www.mdedge.com/pediatrics/article/56558/topical-ivermectin-proves-safe-effective-treating-head-lice
David L. Hill, MD

Nov 1st, 2012 - Researchers published in the New England Journal of Medicine new safety and efficacy data for ivermectin lotion, the newest weapon in the millennia-old battle against head lice. In two multisite, randomized, double-blinded studies, Dr.

Mystery Fever Leads to New Pathogen From Peru
https://www.medpagetoday.com/infectiousdisease/generalinfectiousdisease/5886

Jun 7th, 2007 - Action Points Explain to interested patients that this study reports on the isolation of a new pathogen, found after a woman became ill. Note that it's still not known whether the pathogen ordinarily is found in animals or insects or how humans be...

Losing the Louse: How to Manage this Common Infestation in Children
https://www.medscape.com/viewarticle/772900_1

Abstract and Introduction Abstract This article aims to provide an overview of the symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment for lice infestations in children. Management of the condition by parents in the home is presented, as well as ways to prevent sp...

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Patient Education  2 results

Body Lice
https://medlineplus.gov/bodylice.html

- What are body lice? Body lice (also called clothes lice) are tiny insects which live and lay nits (lice eggs) on clothing. They are parasites, and they need to feed on human blood to survive. They usually only move to the skin to feed. Body lice a...

Symptoms and causes - Mayo Clinic
https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/body-lice/symptoms-causes/syc-20350310?p=1

ew Body lice are tiny insects, about the size of a sesame seed. Body lice live in your clothing and bedding and travel to your skin several times a day to feed on blood. The most common sites for bites are around the neck, shoulders, armpits, wais...

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