|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||1995|
|Authors:||D. A. Ragheb, Morsy, T. A., Abdalla, H. M., Gamra, M. M. Abou|
|Journal:||Journal of the Egyptian Society of Parasitology|
|Pagination:||677 - 681|
|Keywords:||animals, Benzoates, Comparative Study, Drug Combinations, humans, hygiene, insecticide, lice, Permethrin, Pest Control, Piperonyl Butoxide, Pyrethrum, Toluidines|
Phthirus pubis, Linnaeus 1758 that causes phthiriasis is a common infestation disease. However, it is commonly be acquired in jails, brothels, and other similar places. The efficacy of four insecticides commercially known as Eurax, Elimite, Licid, and Benzanil was evaluated for controlling pubic lice in vitro. The four test insecticides proved to be very effective. However, they differed in time needed for causing 100 percent mortality and they could be arranged descendingly as follows: Licid, Eurax, Elimite, and Benzanil.