Head lice infestation in some urban localities of NWFP, Pakistan.

  title={Head lice infestation in some urban localities of NWFP, Pakistan.},
  author={M. Suleman and N Jabeen},
  journal={Annals of tropical medicine and parasitology},
  volume={83 5},
The prevalence of head lice infestation was estimated among the general population of four urban localities in the North West Frontier Province of Pakistan during 1986. Altogether 1002 persons (656 females, 346 males) were screened by visual inspection and combing of the head. The overall infestation rate was 36.7%, with females showing a higher prevalence (41.5%) than males (27.7%). The prevalence did not differ significantly with locality, and exhibited only a slight seasonal variation… CONTINUE READING

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