[Pediatric head lice: taxonomy, incidence, resistance, delousing].

  title={[Pediatric head lice: taxonomy, incidence, resistance, delousing].},
  author={V{\'a}clav Rupe{\vs} and Jana Vl{\vc}kov{\'a} and Libor Maz{\'a}nek and J. Chmela and J I M Ledvinka},
  journal={Epidemiologie, mikrobiologie, imunologie : casopis Spolecnosti pro epidemiologii a mikrobiologii Ceske lekarske spolecnosti J.E. Purkyne},
  volume={55 3},
Based on the current knowledge, head louse (Pediculus capitis) and body louse (Pediculus humanus) are two different species that infest specific parts of the human body and do not interbreed in vivo. In 1991-2002, 6 257 cases of pediculosis were reported in the Czech Republic while 3 138 000 pediculicide packagings, i.e. about 500 times as many as the number of cases, were marketed. Between October 2004 and February 2005, a total of 531 children aged between 6 and 15 years from 16 selected… CONTINUE READING