The use of unproven and in many cases ineffective products may prolong head louse
quintana DNA was found in 1 (3%) head louse
and in 4 (14%) body lice, but the difference was not significant.
The unique study, which is published today in the British Medical Journal, involved 126 young people with head louse
infestation - 56 were given a Bug Buster kit and 70 insecticide treatments.
The long-awaited treatment guidelines may help health care professionals and parents cope with the problem of head louse
The human body louse and human head louse
are generally recognized as 2 subspecies of Pediculus humanus (P.
Burkhart MSPHMD (2006) Head louse
infestations: the "no nit" policy and its consequences
A popular tool is a leaflet for parents explaining all about the human head louse
(pediculus humanus capitis), its eggs (popularly known as "nits") and how to get rid of both.
London -- London, May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Nearly half (47%) of parents and grandparents don't know what a head louse
looks like according to a new survey launched today by Lyclear Creme Rinse (1) to mark the start of the school summer term.