Treatment of ectoparasitic infections: review of the English-language literature, 1982-1992.

@article{Brown1995TreatmentOE,
  title={Treatment of ectoparasitic infections: review of the English-language literature, 1982-1992.},
  author={Sheldon Brown and J C Becher and William Brady},
  journal={Clinical infectious diseases : an official publication of the Infectious Diseases Society of America},
  year={1995},
  volume={20 Suppl 1},
  pages={S104-9}
}
We reviewed the English-language literature of 1982-1992 for papers concerning scabies, pediculosis, and their treatments; this information was supplemented with opinions of workers in the field of ectoparasitic disease. Six treatment trials for scabies, one study of the treatment of pediculosis pubis, and additional studies on the treatment of pediculosis capitis were included. Both lindane 1% and permethrin 5% are effective treatments for scabies, although resistance to lindane does exist… CONTINUE READING