Introduction: Head lice


Head lice: Small lice infesting the hair and head.

Head lice: Also called Pediculus humanus capitis (peh-DICK-you-lus HUE-man-us CAP-ih-TUS), head lice are parasitic insects found on the heads of people. Having head lice is very common; as1

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         Contents for Head lice:

1. excerpt from Head Lice Infestation: DPD

Last revision: Oct 28, 2003

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