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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pediculosis

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.

emedicine.medscape.com/article/225013-overview

May 18, 2017 ... Pediculosis (ie, louse infestation) dates back to prehistory. The oldest known fossils of louse eggs (ie, nits) are approximately 10000 years old.

emedicine.medscape.com/article/225013-treatment

May 18, 2017 ... Treatment of pediculosis has 2 aspects: medication and environmental control measures. Increasing emphasis is being placed on ...

www.cdc.gov/dpdx/pediculosis/index.html

May 3, 2016 ... Pediculosis is infestation with the human head-and-body louse, Pediculus humanus. There are two subspecies, the head louse (P. h. capitis) ...

www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/pediculosis/fact_sheet.htm

Pediculosis is easily transmitted from person to person during direct contact. Head lice infestations are frequently found in school settings or institutions.

www.aafp.org/afp/2012/0915/p535.html

Sep 15, 2012 ... Pediculosis and scabies are caused by ectoparasites. Pruritus is the most common presenting symptom. Head and pubic lice infestations are ...

www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0115/p341.html

Jan 15, 2004 ... Pediculosis and scabies are caused by ectoparasites; patients usually present with itching. Head and pubic lice infestations are diagnosed by ...

www.airalle.com/pediculosis-treatment

Historically, the only pediculosis treatment available was a comb used for removing head lice and eggs (also called nits). Today there are many more options, ...

www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC4458933

Pediculosis capitis is one of the most common ectoparasitic infestations, known since time immemorial. Its illustrative evidence comes from the oldest known ...