Pediculosis is an infestation of lice The condition can occur in almost any species
of warm-blooded animal (i.e. mammals and birds), including humans.
Feb 5, 2016 ... Pediculosis (ie, louse infestation) dates back to prehistory. The oldest known
fossils of louse eggs (ie, nits) are approximately 10000 years old.
Feb 5, 2016 ... Treatment of pediculosis has 2 aspects: medication and environmental control
measures. Increasing emphasis is being placed on ...
What is pediculosis? Pediculosis is an infestation of the hairy parts of the body or
clothing with the eggs, larvae or adults of lice. The crawling stages of this insect ...
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Sep 15, 2012 ... Pediculosis and scabies are caused by ectoparasites. Pruritus is the most
common presenting symptom. Head and pubic lice infestations are ...
Oral ivermectin (Stromectol) has been effective in some studies but is not FDA
approved for pediculosis capitis; can be used in all age groups weighing at least
Nov 29, 2013 ... Pediculosis is infestation with the human head-and-body louse, Pediculus
humanus. There are two subspecies, the head louse (P. h. capitis) ...
Head lice (pediculosis capitis) is a common, highly contagious infection that often
occurs in nurseries, day care centers, and schools. It is caused by infestation ...