Head Lice
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How to Cite

Baldwin, Rebecca W., and Faith M. Oi. 2007. “Head Lice: ENY-296/IG142, Rev. 6/2007”. EDIS 2007 (17). Gainesville, FL. https://doi.org/10.32473/edis-ig142-2007.


Revised! ENY-296, a 6-page illustrated fact sheet by R. W. Baldwin and F. M. Oi, describes this pest of humans which infests 10-12 million people each year in the United States, its biology, prevention, treatment, and management, including best practices for inspection, removal, and treatment. Includes frequently asked questions, references and tables listing over-the-counter and prescription-only products for management of head lice. Published by the UF Department of Entomology and Nematology, June 2007.

ENY-296/IG142: Head Lice (ufl.edu)

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Frankowski, B. L., L. B. Weiner. 2002. Head Lice. Pediatrics 110: 638-643. (A clinical report by the American Academy of Pediatrics, Committee on School Health and the Committee on Infectious Diseases, issued September 2002.)

Spielman, A. 2000. Head Lice Information. Harvard School of Public Health. http://www.hsph.harvard.edu/headlice.html.