Body louse infestation

Known as: Body louse, PEDICULOSIS CORPORIS, Body lice 
 
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2010
2010
BACKGROUND Genetic analyses of human lice have shown that the current taxonomic classification of head lice (Pediculus humanus… (More)
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2009
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2009
Bartonella quintana is a bacterium that causes trench fever in humans. Past reports have shown Bartonella spp. infections in… (More)
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2008
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2008
Acinetobacter baumannii is the source of numerous nosocomial infections in humans and therefore deserves close attention as… (More)
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2006
2006
Yersinia pestis has been found in human body lice during plague outbreaks. To evaluate the role that the human body louse plays… (More)
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2006
2006
The mainstays of treatment of body-louse infestation in humans in a community setting are insecticides and the removal of… (More)
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2005
2005
Little is known about the population genetics of the louse infestations of humans. We used microsatellite DNA to study 11 double… (More)
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2002
2002
The specific status of the head and body lice of humans has been debated for more than 200 yr. To clarify the specific status of… (More)
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1999
Review
1999
The body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus, is a strict human parasite, living and multiplying in clothing. Louse infestation is… (More)
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1999
1999
Head lice remain a common problem worldwide. As resistance to available therapeutic agents can emerge rapidly, there is a need… (More)
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1999
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1999
Body lice are vectors of three bacteria which cause human disease: Rickettsia prowazekii, the agent of epidemic typhus… (More)
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