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Pediculus humanus humanus

Known as: Louses, Body, Body Louse, Pediculus humanus 
Body lice are small, parasitic insects (Pediculus humanus corporis) that feed on human blood, and lay their eggs and deposit their fecal matter on… Expand
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Highly Cited
2011
Highly Cited
2011
Transcriptional profiling results, using our non-invasive induction assay {short exposure intervals (2-5 h) to sublethal amounts… Expand
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Highly Cited
2010
Highly Cited
2010
As an obligatory parasite of humans, the body louse (Pediculus humanus humanus) is an important vector for human diseases… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
The mitochondrial (mt) genomes of animals typically consist of a single circular chromosome that is approximately 16-kb long and… Expand
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Highly Cited
2009
Highly Cited
2009
Until the year 2000, only three Rickettsia species were known in South America: (i) Rickettsia rickettsii, transmitted by the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Acinetobacter baumannii is a species of nonfermentative gram-negative bacteria commonly found in water and soil. This organism… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
Essential oils have been widely used in traditional medicine for the eradication of lice, including head lice, but due to the… Expand
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Highly Cited
2006
Highly Cited
2006
BackgroundThe parasitic sucking lice of primates are known to have undergone at least 25 million years of coevolution with their… Expand
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Highly Cited
2005
Highly Cited
2005
The toxicity of cinnamon, Cinnamomum zeylanicum, bark essential oil compounds against eggs and adult females of human head louse… Expand
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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… Expand
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Review
2004
Review
2004
  • I. Burgess
  • Annual review of entomology
  • 2004
  • Corpus ID: 21144817
Current research on human louse biology has focused on the long-standing debate about speciation of head and body lice but using… Expand
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