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Case report: a new method for treatment of permethrin - resistant head lice

Publication Type:Journal Article
Year of Publication:2017
Authors:Jahangiri, F
Journal:Clinical Case Reports
Volume:5
Issue:5
Pagination:601 - 604
Date Published:Jan-05-2017
Keywords:head lice, malathion, pyrethroids.
Abstract:

Key Clinical Message

Head lice (Pediculus humanus capitis) infestation is an important disease world- wide, especially in children under 11 years old. Permethrin is the most com- mon insecticide for treatment of human pediculosis, but nowadays resistance to permethrin and other pyrethroids has caused many treatment failures. The sec- ond treatment of choice is malathion.

URL:http://doi.wiley.com/10.1002/ccr3.899
DOI:10.1002/ccr3.899
Short Title:Clin Case Rep
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