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Lice - References

Citations

  1. Hill N, et al. (2005). Single blind, randomized, comparative study of the Bug Buster kit and over-the-counter prediculicide treatments against head lice in the United Kingdom. BMJ, 331(7513): 384–387.

  2. Drugs for parasitic infections (2010). Treatment Guidelines From The Medical Letter, 8(Suppl): e1–e20.

Other Works Consulted

  • American Academy of Pediatrics (2009). Pediculosis capitis (head lice), pediculosis corporis (body lice), pediculosis pubis (pubic lice, crab lice). In LK Pickering et al., eds., Red Book: 2009 Report of the Committee on Infectious Diseases, 28th ed., pp. 495–499. Elk Grove Village, IL: American Academy of Pediatrics.

  • Burgess I (2011). Head lice, search date June 2010. Online version of BMJ Clinical Evidence. Also available online: http://www.clinicalevidence.com.

  • Diaz JH (2010). Lice (pediculosis). In GL Mandell et al., eds., Mandell, Douglas, and Bennett's Principles and Practice of Infectious Diseases, 7th ed., vol. 2, pp. 3629–3632. Philadelphia: Churchill Livingstone Elsevier.

  • Drutz JE (2009). Arthropods. In RD Feigin et al., eds., Feigin and Cherry's Textbook of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, 6th ed., vol. 2, pp. 3033–3039. Philadelphia: Saunders Elsevier.

  • Elston D (2011). Infestations. In EG Nabel, ed., ACP Medicine, section 4, chap. 8. Hamilton, ON: BC Decker.

  • Frankowski BL, et al. (2010). Clinical report: Head lice. Pediatrics, 126(2): 392–403.

  • Gupta A, Levitt JO (2010). Pediculosis. In MG Lebwohl et al., eds., Treatment of Skin Disease: Comprehensive Therapeutic Strategies, 3rd ed., pp. 536–539. Edinburgh: Saunders Elsevier.

  • Habif TP (2010). Infestations and bites. In Clinical Dermatology: A Color Guide to Diagnosis and Therapy, 5th ed., pp. 581–634. Edinburgh: Mosby Elsevier.

  • Habif TP, et al. (2011). Infestations and bites. In Skin Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, 3rd ed., pp. 334–365. Edinburgh: Saunders.

  • Morelli JG (2011). Arthropod bites and infestations. In RM Kleigman et al., eds., Nelson Textbook of Pediatrics, 19th ed., pp. 2317–2322. Philadelphia: Saunders.

  • Spinosad (Natroba) topical suspension for head lice (2011). Medical Letter on Drugs and Therapeutics, 53(1367): 50–51.

  • Stone SP, et al. (2008). Scabies, other mites, and pediculosis. In K Wolff et al., eds., Fitzpatrick's Dermatology in General Medicine, 7th ed., vol. 2, pp. 2029–2037. New York: McGraw-Hill.

    This information is produced and provided by the National Cancer Institute (NCI). The information in this topic may have changed since it was written. For the most current information, contact the National Cancer Institute via the Internet web site at http:// cancer .gov or call 1-800-4-CANCER.

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    Last Updated: January 23, 2014
    This information is not intended to replace the advice of a doctor. Healthwise disclaims any liability for the decisions you make based on this information.
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