Head lice infestation: single drug versus combination therapy with one percent permethrin and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole.

@article{Hipolito2001HeadLI,
  title={Head lice infestation: single drug versus combination therapy with one percent permethrin and trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole.},
  author={R B Hipolito and F G Mallorca and Z O Zuniga-Macaraig and P C Apolinario and J Wheeler-Sherman},
  journal={Pediatrics},
  year={2001},
  volume={107 3},
  pages={
          E30
        }
}
  • R B Hipolito, F G Mallorca, +2 authors J Wheeler-Sherman
  • Published 2001
  • Medicine
  • Pediatrics
  • BACKGROUND Head lice infestation (HLI) is a vexing problem for pediatricians and families because lice are becoming resistant to approved antipediculosis agents. [...] Key MethodDESIGN AND SETTING A randomized, clinical trial performed in 3 private practices. PARTICIPANTS The population was children ranging in age from 2 to 13 years. METHODS HLI was diagnosed by direct inspection of the hair and scalp.Expand Abstract

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