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Phthirus

Known as: Phtirus, Pthirus 
Lice of the genus Phthirus, family Pediculidae. Phthirus pubis, the crab louse, is usually acquired by sexual contact or contact with infected… Expand
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2019
2019
 
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2014
2014
Phthiriasis palpebrarum is an infestation of the eyelashes caused by the louse Pthirus pubis (Linnaeus, 1758). We report a case… Expand
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2009
Highly Cited
2009
  • J. Light, D. Reed
  • Molecular phylogenetics and evolution
  • 2009
  • Corpus ID: 35784980
Cospeciation between hosts and parasites offers a unique opportunity to use information from parasites to infer events in host… Expand
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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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2004
2004
Abstract.  The prevalence of infestation with head lice and body lice, Pediculus spp. (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae) and pubic (crab… Expand
2002
2002
Background It is not mandatory to report Pediculosis capitis and Phthirus pubis in most countries; therefore, little is known… Expand
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1998
Highly Cited
1998
The ability to identify individual human hosts based on analyses of blood recovered from the digestive tract of hematophagous… Expand
1993
1993
Accepted for publication 13 July 1993 Case report An 80-year-old man presented with a 1 week history of redness and discharge 11… Expand
1983
1983
To the Editor.— Many of the points made by Melvin H. Kirschner, MD (1982;248:428), in his article on Phthirus pubis infestation… Expand
1969
1969
Scanning electron microscopy reveals two tuft organs each with an average of six hairs in Pediculus humanus Linn. Similarly… Expand