Repellency against head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis)

Abstract

The head louse problem increases at all levels of the international societies due to activities or life conditions that lead to often hair contacts among people. Lice occur exclusively on humans. Thus, they avoid dropping down from a head and therefore accept even a bad smelling hair of new a host. Due to this behaviour, there are only a few products on the… (More)
DOI: 10.1007/s00436-009-1698-0

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