|Publication Type:||Journal Article|
|Year of Publication:||2017|
|Authors:||M. Soleimani, Jaberhashemi, S. Aghil, Zare, M., Sanei-Dehkordi, A.|
|Keywords:||Bashagard, Head lice infestation, Iran ￼, Permethrin shampoo, schoolchildren, Socio-demographic characteristics|
Background: Head lice infestation is a common public health problem that is most prevalent in primary school children throughout the world, especially in developing countries including different parts of Iran. This study aimed to determine the prevalence and risk factors associated with head lice infestation and pediculicidal effect of 1% permethrin shampoo in primary schools girls of Bashagard County, one of the low socioeconomic areas in southeast of Iran.
|Short Title:||BMC Dermatol|
Prevalence of head lice infestation and pediculicidal effect of permethrine shampoo in primary school girls in a low-income area in southeast of Iran