Pediculus

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The susceptibility to dieldrin of Pulex irritans and Pediculus humanus corporis in the Pare area of north-east Tanganyika.
Humans are the reservoir of the bacterium (12), and the human body louse, Pediculus humanus corporis, is its usual vector (1).
The [alpha]-proteobacterium Bartonella quintana is a fastidious, gram-negative organism; humans are the only known reservoir, and the human body louse, Pediculus humanus corporis, is the only known vector (1).
Since then, a public health program against Pediculus humanus corporis has been conducted in five counties with epidemiologic surveillance for cases of reactivation of latent infection.