Pediculus humanus

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Noun1.Pediculus humanus - head or body lousePediculus humanus - head or body louse      
louse, sucking louse - wingless usually flattened bloodsucking insect parasitic on warm-blooded animals
genus Pediculus, Pediculus - type genus of Pediculidae: true lice infecting humans
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7%) were infested with body lice; lice were preliminarily identified as Pediculus humanus humanus, according to standard taxonomic keys (3), and all had the same light color (Figure 1).
Ahn, Insecticidal Activity of Plant Essential Oils Against Pediculus humanus capitis (Anoplura: Pediculidae), J.
1 The three major lice that infest humans are Pediculus humanus capitis (head lice), Phthirus pubis (crab lice) and Pediculus humanus corporis (body lice).
Permethrin 1% creme rinse for the treatment of Pediculus humanus var capitis infestation.
Evaluation of the potential insecticide activity of Tagetes minuta (Asteraceae) essential oil against the head lice Pediculus humanus apitis (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae).
Pediculosis capitis, known as head lice infestation caused by Pediculus humanus capitis is a common community health concern which affects millions of children around the world.
Molecular Evolution of Pediculus humanus and the Origin of Clothing.
1), both with a total score of 288 and in an alignment of the amino acid sequences with 141 identities in 143 possible matches (99% identity); to Pediculus humanus corporis (XP_002433088.
Infestation with the head louse, Pediculus humanus capitis, occurs worldwide and can be considered the most common parasitic infestation of children (Pilger et al.
Additional cases not tabulated by Durden (1990) include: Calandruccio (1890): both subspecies of Pediculus humanus L.
minuta essential oil against head lice Pediculus humanus capitis (Phthiraptera: Pediculidae) was evaluated denoting toxicity of the essential oil (27).