Aphid infestation; Head lice; lice manifestation; Louse infestation; Lousing; Pediculosis
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In Germany the most common parasitic infectious disease in children and adolescents, caused by lice. Lice are strictly host-specific ectoparasites.
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Depending on the infestation, pathogen and clinic, a distinction is made between:
- Head louse (Pediculosis humanus capitis)
- Clothes louse (Pediculosis humanus corporis)
- Felt louse (Phthirus pubis)
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Annual sickness figures for Germany: 1.0-1.5 million people. About 6.0 million cases per year in Europe.
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Incoming links (20)Allethrin i; Anoplura; Anthrarobin; Antiparasitosa; Aphid infestation; Arthropods; Blepharitis pediculosa; Eosinophilia and skin; Epidemic typhus; Fleabite; ... Show all
Outgoing links (4)Lice; Pediculosis capitis; Pediculosis corporis; Pediculosis pubis;
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