Head louse infestations: epidemiologic survey and treatment evaluation in Argentinian schoolchildren.

@article{Chouela1997HeadLI,
  title={Head louse infestations: epidemiologic survey and treatment evaluation in Argentinian schoolchildren.},
  author={Edgardo N{\'e}stor Chouela and Alejandra M Abelda{\~n}o and Michael Cirigliano and M Ducard and V Neglia and Marta Patricia La Forgia and Andrea Colombo},
  journal={International journal of dermatology},
  year={1997},
  volume={36 11},
  pages={819-25}
}
BACKGROUND Our aim was to demonstrate that the treatment of individual cases is effective, but not sufficient, to control endemic Pediculus capitis, and that eradication of the epidemiologic school focus may lower significantly the prevalence of infestation. Statistical data on the degree of infestation relating to socio-economic and cultural variables were also updated. Therapeutic effects and educational impact were evaluated. METHODS An educational and motivational program was designed for… CONTINUE READING

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