In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of Infestation Deterrents Against Lice

  title={In Vitro and In Vivo Evaluation of Infestation Deterrents Against Lice},
  author={Kyong Yoon and Jennifer K Ketzis and Samuel W. Andrewes and Christopher S. Wu and Kris Honraet and Dorien Staljanssens and Bart Rossel and J. Marshall Clark},
  booktitle={Journal of medical entomology},
The human head louse is a cosmopolitan ectoparasite and frequently infests many people, particularly school-age children. Due to widespread pyrethroid resistance and the lack of efficient resistance management, there has been a considerable interest in the protection of uninfested people and prevention of reinfestation by disrupting lice transfer. In this study, two nonclinical model systems (in vitro and in vivo) were used to determine the efficacy of the infestation deterrents, Elimax lotion… CONTINUE READING


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