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Pediculidae

Known as: primate body lice, lice, human body louse 
 
National Institutes of Health

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2013
2013
To the Editor: Plague, a zoonotic disease caused by the gram-negative bacterium Yersinia pestis, is transmitted to humans by the… Expand
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2010
Highly Cited
2010
Insecticide resistance and inadequate attention to the application instructions of topical pediculicides are common reasons for… Expand
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2009
2009
During the past decades, chemical control against the head louse Pediculus humanus capitis De Geer has been based in the… Expand
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2006
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2006
Abstract The repeated use of permethrin and other insecticides for the control of head lice, Pediculus humanus capitis De Geer… Expand
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2004
Highly Cited
2004
The toxic effects of Eucalyptus globulus leaf oil-derived monoterpenoids [1,8-cineole, l-phellandrene, (-)-alpha-pinene, 2-beta… Expand
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2004
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2004
Abstract The insecticidal activity of 54 plant essential oils against female Pediculus humanus capitis De Geer was examined using… Expand
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2002
2002
Abstract The specific status of the head and body lice of humans has been debated for more than 200 yr. To clarify the specific… Expand
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2000
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2000
Abstract Permethrin-resistant colonies of Pediculus capitis (De Geer) from Buenos Aires were used to establish a resistance… Expand
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Review
1999
Review
1999
Head louse infestations (pediculosis) are prevalent worldwide. In developed countries, the infestation rate of 4- to 13-year-old… Expand
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The susceptibility of local head lice to permethrin, sumithrin, deltamethrin, and carbaryl was determined by laboratory bioassays… Expand
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