Corpus ID: 46302483

A resistance of head lice (Pediculus capitis) to permethrin in Czech Republic.

  title={A resistance of head lice (Pediculus capitis) to permethrin in Czech Republic.},
  author={V. Rupe{\vs} and J. Moravec and J. Chmela and J. Ledvinka and J. Zelenkov{\'a}},
  journal={Central European journal of public health},
  volume={3 1},
An outbreak of pediculosis at primary schools was recorded in the Czech Republic in 1992. Almost 20% of children in some schools were infested. This outbreak can be attributed to the resistance of head lice to permethrin, which has not been mentioned in literature yet. The resistance factors established in three towns range between 2 and 385 and between 5 and 557 for LC50 and LC90 values, respectively. This resistance has developed after exclusive use of pyrethroids lotion and shampoo in the… Expand
Laboratory studies of susceptibility and resistance to insecticides in Pediculus capitis (Anoplura; Pediculidae).
Prevention and Treatment of Head Lice in Children
Safety and efficacy of pediculicides for head lice
Managing Head Lice in an Era of Increasing Resistance to Insecticides
  • A. Downs
  • Medicine
  • American journal of clinical dermatology
  • 2004