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Pediculidae

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

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Highly Cited
2008
Highly Cited
2008
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2006
Abstract Trench fever is a body louse-borne disease caused by Bartonella quintana Brenner. The recent status of louse infestation… 
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2006
Highly Cited
2006
Abstract The repeated use of permethrin and other insecticides for the control of head lice, Pediculus humanus capitis De Geer… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
The toxic effects of Eucalyptus globulus leaf oil-derived monoterpenoids [1,8-cineole, l-phellandrene, (-)-alpha-pinene, 2-beta… 
Highly Cited
2004
Highly Cited
2004
Abstract The insecticidal activity of 54 plant essential oils against female Pediculus humanus capitis De Geer was examined using… 
Highly Cited
2002
Highly Cited
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… 
Review
1999
Review
1999
Head louse infestations (pediculosis) are prevalent worldwide. In developed countries, the infestation rate of 4- to 13-year-old… 
Highly Cited
1998
Highly Cited
1998
The susceptibility of local head lice to permethrin, sumithrin, deltamethrin, and carbaryl was determined by laboratory bioassays… 
Highly Cited
1996
Highly Cited
1996
  • L. Gross
  • Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences…
  • 1996
  • Corpus ID: 30465233
Until the first decade of this century, our information about epidemic, i.e., exanthematic typhus was rather scarce. We knew only… 
Highly Cited
1988
Highly Cited
1988
Head lice, Pediculus humanus capitis De Geer, and their eggs were discovered on 12 out of 24 hair combs recovered during…