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pediculosis

[pə‚dik·yə′lō·səs]
(medicine)
Infestation with lice, especially of the genus Pediculus.
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Parasitic infestations like scabies and pediculosis capitis (20% and 16%) were by far the most common cutaneous manifestations.
Epidemiology and morbidity of scabies and pediculosis capitis in resource - poor communities in Brazil.
Oral ivermectin (Stromectol[R]) is not approved by the FDA for treatment of Pediculosis capitis (CDC, 2010; Frankowski et al.
This result is higher than the results of Meet Mazzah primary school children for girls study, that the prevalence rate of pediculosis capitis was 44.
The only factor that was statistically significantly related to pediculosis capitis was size of the household; [greater than or equal to] 6 inhabitants was associated with increased prevalence (9).
As most of the hostlers were taking bath irregularly and due to overcrowding, scabies and Pediculosis capitis were more common among them.
Lice are more common in children than adults, however higher incidence of pediculosis capitis among adult males found in our study could due to overcrowding, sharing of combs & close sleeping habits.
pediculosis capitis to be major dermatosis whereas in the study by Wenk and Itin12 viral infections outnumbered other infections.
Lice (plural), louse, pediculosis, nits, ectoparasitic insects of the order Phthiraptera, Pediculosis capitis, head lice, Pediculosis corporis, Pediculus humanus humanus, body lice, Pediculosis vestimenti, Pediculosis pubis, pubic lice, crabs.
Head Lice: One Dose Does It Pediculosis capitis (infestation with head lice) is a problem for children of all socioeconomic levels.
9% spinosad without a nit-combing step with 1% permethrin with combing (according to that product's instructions) in 1,038 boys and girls six months of age and older with pediculosis capitis.
and Canada may be an effective alternative to existing insecticide-based products for the treatment of pediculosis capitis (head lice).