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  Pediculosis - pediculosis capitis
Pediculosis is an infestation of lice -- which are picture of pediculosis parasitic insects -- on the bodies of humans.
Head lice occur on the pediculosis and description head hair, body lice on the clothing, and pubic lice mainly on the hair near the groin.
Because empty eggs of head lice may remain glued on the hair long after the lice have pictures of pediculosis been eliminated, treatment should be considered only when live (crawling) lice are discovered.
www.medicalgeo.com /Med-Diseases-P---Pn/Pediculosis.html   (531 words)

 Pediculosis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Pediculosis is an infestation of the hairy parts of the body or clothing with the eggs, larvae or adults of lice.
Pediculosis is easily transmitted from person-to-person during direct contact.
Pediculosis can be spread as long as lice or eggs remain alive on the infested person or clothing.
www.co.genesee.ny.us /dpt/publichealth/chpediculosis102303.html   (506 words)

 Hillsborough Township Schools - Pediculosis Policy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Students infested with pediculosis (head lice) and nits will be excluded from school.
Students infested with pediculosis (head lice) and nits will be excluded from school and all school related activities at least until the next school day.
With your cooperation, cases of Pediculosis can be isolated and treated early, so that chances of a major outbreak are reduced.
www.hillsborough.k12.nj.us /pedicul.htm   (675 words)

A prehistoric survival, head lice (pediculosis capitus) are small parasitic insects that live on the scalp and neck hairs of their human hosts.
Head lice screening programs have not had a significant effect on the incidence of head lice in the school setting over time and have not proven to be cost effective (American Academy of Pediatrics, 2003).
It is the position of the National Association of School Nurses that the management of pediculosis should not disrupt the education process.
www.nasn.org /Default.aspx?tabid=237   (785 words)

 eMedicine - Pediculosis : Article by Nelly Rubeiz, MD   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Internationally: Pediculosis has a worldwide distribution and is endemic both in developing and developed countries.
Pediculosis has more than a 90% cure rate with appropriate treatment.
Leung AK, Fong JH, Pinto-Rojas A: Pediculosis capitis.
www.emedicine.com /emerg/topic409.htm   (2276 words)

 Pediculosis and Head Lice, Head Lice Pictures
Pediculosis (head lice infestations) has been common among humans for hundreds of years.
Over the last 30 years, the number of head lice cases has risen increasingly, making the diagnosis and treatment of pediculosis one of the most common responsibilities in general medical practice.
Head lice (P humanus) are found in almost all countries and climates around the world.
www.licefreee.com /headlice.htm   (355 words)

 Pediculosis Screening
Procedures for the identification, exclusion and readmission of individuals with pediculosis are necessary for the control of infestation.
Exclude a student infested with pediculosis until the condition is corrected.
Be sensitive to the emotional impact of pediculosis infestation on the student/family and staff.
www.kyrene.k12.az.us /health/forms/docs/pediculosis_screening.htm   (508 words)

 Pediculosis (Head Lice)
Pediculosis is an infestation of head lice on the hair of the head.
It may take 2 to 3 weeks for a person to notice the intense itching associated with pediculosis.
Medical College physicians practice at Children's Hospital of Wisconsin, Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital, the Milwaukee VA Medical Center, and many other hospitals and clinics in Milwaukee and southeastern Wisconsin.
healthlink.mcw.edu /article/955140394.html   (846 words)

 Handbook of Ocular Disease Management - Pediculosis & Phthiriasis
Pediculosis is an eyelid infestation by either Pediculus humanus corporis (body) or Pediculus humanus capitus (head).
Phthiriasis, which is actually the most common eyelid infestation, is caused by Phthirus pubis (pubic lice, sometimes referred to as crab lice).
Due to ocular toxicity, pediculocide shampoos cannot be used to remove organisms from the eyelid.
www.revoptom.com /handbook/sect1g.htm   (434 words)

 Pediculosis (Body) Lice
Body lice are capable of spreading certain diseases like epidemic typhus, relapsing fever, and trench fever, none of which are common in United States.
It may take two to three weeks for a person to notice the intense itching associated with pediculosis.
Lice can be spread as long as they remain alive on the infested person or their clothing.
healthlink.mcw.edu /article/955140250.html   (781 words)

 eMedicine - Pediculosis : Article by Lyn Guenther, MD
Mortality with pediculosis occurs from the 3 infectious vector-borne diseases (ie, typhus, relapsing fever, trench fever) that are carried by P corporis.
In cases of heavy pediculosis, treatment of the body with a pediculicide shampoo or lotion may be beneficial, especially if coexistent head or pubic louse infestation may be present.
Over the last few decades, the incidence of pediculosis has risen, as has the problem of increasing resistance of the lice to permethrin, which is the first-line treatment of choice in Europe and North America.
www.emedicine.com /med/topic1769.htm   (5299 words)

 Pediculosis   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Pediculosis capitis although it is pediculosis usually the pediculosis spread of ovide lotion.
Pediculosis is not pass ny assembly school district saysyes to lice or nits.
Head pediculosis lice pediculosis are gray, brown, when engorged with blood.
pediculosis.starterpromo.net /pediculosis_49.html   (525 words)

 Public Health Fact Sheet - Pediculosis (Head Lice, Pubic Lice, Cooties, Crabs)
Pediculosis is an infestation of the hairy parts of the body or clothing with lice.
The crawling stages of this insect feed on human blood and bites result in severe itching.
It may be as little as five days or it may take two to three weeks or longer for a person to notice the intense itching associated with this infestation.
www.mass.gov /dph/cdc/factsheets/pedicu.htm   (506 words)

 Lice (Pediculosis) : Bureau of Communicable Disease : NYC DOHMH
Lice (Pediculosis) : Bureau of Communicable Disease : NYC DOHMH
All lice have flattened bodies to allow them ease of movement in the hair, fur, and feathers of their hosts.
Infestation of a person with head and/or body lice is termed "Pediculosis" and with crab lice is called "Pthiriasis."
www.nyc.gov /html/doh/html/cd/cdped.shtml   (1797 words)

 Crabs/Pediculosis Pubis - WomensHealthChannel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
Pediculosis pubis, known as crabs or crab lice, is an infestation with the crab louse (Phthirus pubis), a millimeter-sized insect that infests the pubic hair, feeds on human blood, and multiplies rapidly.
It uses the crablike claws on its legs to grasp the hair of its host, on which female lice lay eggs.
The National Pediculosis Association recommends the manual removal of lice and eggs with a metal comb and careful grooming.
www.womenshealthchannel.com /std/crabs.shtml   (519 words)

 Medical Dictionary: Pediculosis - WrongDiagnosis.com
Pediculosis: Medical name for infection with lice (see head lice)
Pediculosis: Body lice are parasitic insects that live on the body and in the clothing or bedding of infested humans.
The following list attempts to classify Pediculosis into categories where each line is subset of the next.
www.wrongdiagnosis.com /medical/pediculosis.htm   (242 words)

 Pediculosis en Entorno Médico   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
La pediculosis es una infestación parasitaria de la piel del cuero cabelludo, el tronco o el área púbica.
El diagnóstico se establece al encontrar el parásito a la exploración, pero hay que diferenciar el padecimiento de dermatitis seborreica cuando es en la cabeza, de la sarna cuando es el piojo del cuerpo y del prurito anogenital y el eccema cuando se trata del piojo del pubis.
En la actualidad existen múltiples productos comerciales para atacar este padecimiento, pero aun se recomienda para todos los tipos de pediculosis la loción de lindano (kwell, Scabene).
entornomedico.org /salud/saludyenfermedades/alfa-omega/pediculosis.html   (416 words)

 Recommendations for the Treatment of Pediculosis Capitis (Head Lice) in Children
The diagnosis of head lice or pediculosis is made when there is an active infestation of the hair and scalp by the parasitic insect Pediculosis humanus capitis.
The condition is contagious as the insect is spread by direct head to head contact and less commonly by fomite transmission via brushes, hats, and pillowcases, etc. The insect feeds on the host’s blood by biting the scalp and the common symptom of scalp pruritis is caused by an immune response to the insect’s saliva.
The algorithm for "Recommendations for the Treatment of Pediculosis Capitis (Head Lice) in Children" is available on request from the guideline developer.
www.guideline.gov /guidelines/FTNGC-2451.html   (2953 words)

 Pediculosis (lice, head lice, body lice, pubic lice, cooties, crabs)
Pediculosis (lice, head lice, body lice, pubic lice, cooties, crabs)
"Pediculosis" is also available in Portable Document Format (PDF, 75KB, 1pg.)
In addition, regular direct inspection of children for head lice, and when indicated, of body and clothing, particularly of children in schools, institutions, nursing homes and summer camps, is important.
www.health.state.ny.us /diseases/communicable/pediculosis/fact_sheet.htm   (582 words)

 Herbs for Health. Alternative Medicine: Pediculosis, the head lice infection. Testimonials.
I can't believe that after all the treatments I used, and the embarrassment I felt of my daughter having head lice for 5 months.
I can't believe my daughter is clear of this problem, after having this for what seemed like a lifetime.
I bought Pediculosis E-book and I applied immediately on the head of my children.
herbs-planet.com /english/pediculosis/testimonials.htm   (286 words)

 Welcome to HeadLice.org
The National Pediculosis Association is a non-profit, tax exempt organization that receives no government or pharmaceutical industry funding.
All images are ©1997-2006 The National Pediculosis Association®, Inc.
Please read our terms of use, disclaimer and privacy policy.
www.headlice.org   (45 words)

 Pediculosis.com - Introduction   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-16)
We hope you will find Pediculosis.com helpful but urge you to contact us should you have information which you feel should be included or suggestions on how the site could be improved.
Albyn Ltd, as sponsors of this site are not entomologists but they have been active in the pediculosis field for the last 25 years.
During that time, they have gathered a considerable amount of information as a result of their extensive contacts with product manufacturers, centres of learning and other organisations seeking effective ways of dealing with the problem of headlice.
www.pediculosis.com /intro.html   (199 words)

 Pediculosis and Head Lice Treatment
Pediculosis (or the infestation of head lice) is very common is the United States, especially among school-age children.
Head lice are transmitted by direct contact with the head or hair of an infested person, therefore children are common victims due to tight quarters in classrooms and day care centers.
Use a nit comb to check the hair section by section under a bright light.
www.licefreee.com /pediculosis.htm   (474 words)

 healthfinder® — National Pediculosis Association, Inc. - NPA
The National Pediculosis Association (NPA) is the only nonprofit, tax-exempt health education agency working to reduce the rising number of head lice cases among American school children and their families.
The NPA offers a combing device called a Lice MeisterĀ® Comb and the Lice MeisterĀ® Head Lice and Nit Removal Kit providing non chemical alternatives for higher risk populations.
Included in the kit is a LiceMeister Comb, teaching video in both English and Spanish, hair clips, comb cleaners, instructional materials and stickers for the kids.
www.healthfinder.gov /orgs/HR2088.htm   (133 words)

 Pediculosis definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
Pediculosis definition - Medical Dictionary definitions of popular medical terms
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MedicineNet does not provide medical advice, diagnosis or treatment.
www.medterms.com /script/main/art.asp?articlekey=4815   (122 words)

 Herbs for Health. Alternative Medicine: Pediculosis, the head lice infection
No chemicals, no toxins, no hair damage, no stink, no mess and the most important no more lice!!!
Only in the USA pediculosis affects 6 -12 million people annually.
Head lice don't discriminate; they don't care if you're rich or poor, young or old, male or female, clean or dirty.
herbs-planet.com /english/pediculosis/index.htm   (185 words)

 Parasitic Diseases
Resistant lice prove to be a hairy problem [S Smith] from the US National Pediculosis Assoc.
Picture of Pediculosis Pubis (Crabs) - U of Iowa/Derm (US)
About Scabies [TS Au] - (HK), and on Pediculosis and Scabies [Flinders and de Schweinit] - AAFP, Jan 2004
www.mic.ki.se /Diseases/c3.html   (1839 words)

 Head Lice to Dead Lice olive oil head lice treatment information and resourceshead lice treatment - ...
The NPA (National Pediculosis Association) promotes nit combing (with their trademarked nit comb) and manual nit removal alone as the best choice for eliminating head lice infestations.
Lice Ladies: Nit combing with a good metal nit comb is essential as one step in a head lice treatment protocol.
www.headlicetodeadlice.com   (2488 words)

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