|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||1994|
|Authors:||P. K. S. Huh Sun, Kook, J., Chai, J. - Y., Pai, K. - S.|
|Pagination:||275 - 276|
|Type of Article:||Brief Communication|
|Keywords:||epidemiology, Korea, louse, mental hospital, pediculosis|
We examined the infestation rate of head and/or body lice in patients in a mental hospital, Seoul, Korea on June 27-28, 1988. Of 438 women, 146 (33.3%) were positive with nits or worms of louse. Of 143 men, 22 (15.4%) were positive with those of louse. Regular control programs were necessary to this hospital.
Infestation rate of lice in patients in a mental hospital, Seoul, Korea