pediculosis


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Related to pediculosis: pediculosis pubis, pediculosis capitis

pediculosis

[pə‚dik·yə′lō·səs]
(medicine)
Infestation with lice, especially of the genus Pediculus.
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A snapshot of the global therapeutic scenario for Pediculosis (Head Lice Infestation).
We sought to synthesize the available evidence regarding the worldwide prevalence of lice infestation in the 21 st century by conducting a literature search of PubMed and Scopus databases in which we searched for the term pediculosis.
He had been treated elsewhere for a variety of dermatologic conditions, including impetigo, folliculitis, scabies, pediculosis, and herpes simplex infection, without improvement.
Besides environmental harm, lindane can also cause liver and kidney, immune system and central nervous system damage, according to Deborah Altschuler, president of the Boston-based nonprofit National Pediculosis Association.
The National Pediculosis Association (NPA) recommends vacuuming to remove lice or fallen hairs with attached nits from furniture, bedding, carpets, stuffed animals, car seats, and the like.
In addition, the National Pediculosis Association (NPA) recommends vacuuming to remove lice or fallen hair and nits from furniture, bedding, carpets, stuffed animals, car seats, etc.
Because lice can live for a short time away from a human body, the National Pediculosis Association recommends vacuuming to remove lice or fallen hairs with attached nits from furniture, bedding, carpets, stuffed animals, car seats, etc.
Will it be possible one day to see the advent of caps impregnated with permethrin should an epidemic of Pediculosis break out?
The National Pediculosis Association in Cambridge, Massachusetts argues that allowing students into school with nits is going to lead to a bigger lice problem for the school.
An overview of the markets for the diagnoses of and treatments for sexually transmitted diseases, including bacterial vaginosis, candidiasis, chancroid, chlamydia, genital herpes, genital warts, gonorrhea, hepatitis B, HIV/AIDS, pediculosis pubis, syphilis, and trichomoniasis.
Infestation with head lice, officially called Pediculosis capitis, is common in the U.
Epidemics of trench fever were also recently reported in particular conditions, such as in refugee camps in Burundi in 1997, where pediculosis was prevalent (1).