• Pediculosis and Pthiriasis (Lice Infestation): Background ...

    emedicine.medscape.com/article/225013-overview Pediculosis (ie, louse infestation) dates back to prehistory. The oldest known fossils of louse eggs (ie, nits) are approximately 10,000 years old.
  • Pediculosis and Scabies - American Family Physician

    www.aafp.org/afp/2004/0115/p341.html Pediculosis and scabies are caused by ectoparasites; patients usually present with itching. Head and pubic lice infestations are diagnosed by the visualization of ...
  • CDC - Lice

    www.cdc.gov/parasites/lice Lice are parasitic insects that can be found on people's heads, and bodies, including the pubic area. Human lice survive by feeding on human blood.
    • Pediculosis (lice, head lice, body lice, pubic lice, cooties ...

      www.health.ny.gov/diseases/communicable/pediculosis/fact_sheet.htm Pediculosis (lice, head lice, body lice, pubic lice, cooties, crabs) Last Reviewed: October 2011. What is pediculosis? Pediculosis is an infestation of the hairy ...
    • Pediculosis - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

      en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pediculosis Pediculosis is an infestation of lice—blood-feeding ectoparasitic insects of the order Phthiraptera. [1] [2] The condition can occur in almost any species of warm ...
    • Pediculosis

      www.pediculosis.com Welcome to pediculosis.com. Pediculosis.com is the world's only website aimed specifically at researchers, product managers and buyers in the head lice industry.
    • CDC - DPDx - Pediculosis

      www.cdc.gov/dpdx/pediculosis/index.html Causal Agent. Pediculosis is infestation with the human head-and-body louse, Pediculus humanus. There are two subspecies, the head louse (P. h. capitis ...
    • Pediculosis | definition of pediculosis by Medical dictionary

      medical-dictionary.thefreedictionary.com/pediculosis pediculosis [pĕ-dik″u-lo´sis] infestation with lice (see louse). Lice live on the host's blood, obtained by piercing the skin and sucking the blood through the ...
    • Head Lice: Get the Facts on Symptoms and Signs

      www.medicinenet.com/head_lice/article.htm Read about head lice (pediculosis) infection symptoms, signs, prevention, and treatment, and learn what head lice (and nits) look like.
    • Pediculosis Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatments and Causes ...

      www.rightdiagnosis.com/p/pediculosis/intro.htm Pediculosis information including symptoms, diagnosis, misdiagnosis, treatment, causes, patient stories, videos, forums, prevention, and prognosis.