The prevention of pediculosis among the troops

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:1994
Authors:V. F. Korol'kov, Peleshok S. A.
Journal:Voenno-meditsinskii zhurnal
Pagination:33 - 7, 79
Date Published:1994
ISBN Number:0026-9050
Keywords:animals, English Abstract, groin, humans, Insect vectors, insecticide, lice, Lice Infestations/parasitology/prevention & control, Military Personnel, Russia, scalp dermatoses

The authors describe ecological and epidemiological features of body, head and pubic louse pediculosis among servicemen and its epidemiological and hygienic significance. The article shows the possible routes of proliferation of lice in military contingency. There are practical recommendations for the army physician on execution of preventive measures and disinfection, as well as most effective and simple methods of lice extermination on the man's body, underwear, uniform, linen and dwelling. The article discusses various variants of insecticide application in different situations, and describes new antipediculous insecticides.

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