Prevalences of scabies and pediculosis corporis among homeless people in the Paris region: results from two randomized cross-sectional surveys (HYTPEAC study).

@article{Arnaud2016PrevalencesOS,
  title={Prevalences of scabies and pediculosis corporis among homeless people in the Paris region: results from two randomized cross-sectional surveys (HYTPEAC study).},
  author={Amandine Arnaud and Olivier Chosidow and M-A D{\'e}trez and Dounia Bitar and Fabiola Huber and Françoise Foulet and Yann Le Strat and St{\'e}phanie Vandentorren},
  journal={The British journal of dermatology},
  year={2016},
  volume={174 1},
  pages={104-12}
}
BACKGROUND Dermatological infections constitute the most common health problem in the homeless population. OBJECTIVES To estimate the prevalences of scabies and pediculosis corporis and to identify associated factors in the homeless population. METHODS Two randomized cross-sectional surveys were performed, one on the homeless population sleeping in public places in Paris, and the other on the homeless population in various shelters in the Ile-de-France administrative region. Overall 341 and… CONTINUE READING
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