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Aphid infestation(pediculosis) causes pronounced local reactions accompanied by itching due to Type IV reactions to saliva components. Superinfections due to scratching effects.
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Lice can transmit Salmonella typhi, Rickettsia prowazeki (fecal fever), Bartonelle quintana (five-day fever), Borrelia recurrentis (relapsing lice fever - several cases have recently been reported in African refugees).
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