Top 20 of Lice Infestations

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Genome sequences of the human body louse and its primary endosymbiont provide insights into the permanent parasitic lifestyle.

2010: MAguadé; DAlvarez-Ponce; JMAnzóla; SCBarker; MRBerenbaum; SBidwell; HRBraig; RVBruggner; ... ECaler; SCameron; SChristley; JMClark; FHCollins; GADasch; EElhaik; CGElsik; DGerlach; DGraur; SGuirao-Rico; BJHaas; LIHannick; CAHill; VJoardar; JJohnson; RMJohnson; JSJohnston; RCKennedy; EFKirkness; EKraus; EKrause; EVKriventseva; DLawson; SHLee; HMLi; NFLobo; GMadey; VMMargam; JMMeyer; OMittapalli; MAPerotti; BRPittendrigh; APopadić; DRaoult; DLReed; JTReese; ARegier; JMRibeiro; HMRobertson; JRomero-Severson; JRozas; MJSeufferheld; RShao; RLStrausberg; CJStruchiner; JPStrycharz; WSun; GGSutton; MTojo; YTomoyasu; JMTubio; MFUnger; TRUtterback; JPVanzee; JAVeenstra; JCVenter; FGVieira; LViswanathan; BWalenz; NWang; RMWaterhouse; KSYoon; EMZdobnov;

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Outbreak of epidemic typhus associated with trench fever in Burundi.

1998: RAbegbinni; RJBirtles; BFaugère; JBNdihokubwayo; DRaoult; VRoux; HTissot-Dupont;

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Genetic analysis of lice supports direct contact between modern and archaic humans.

2004: DHClayton; SLHammond; DLReed; ARRogers; VSSmith;

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Molecular evolution of Pediculus humanus and the origin of clothing.

2003: MKayser; RKittler; MStoneking;

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The single mitochondrial chromosome typical of animals has evolved into 18 minichromosomes in the human body louse, Pediculus humanus.

2009: SCBarker; EFKirkness; RShao;

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Jungles: a new solution to the host/parasite phylogeny reconciliation problem.

1998: MACharleston;

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Trichomoniasis, candidiasis, and the minor venereal diseases.

1975: TAChapel; MFRein;

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Body lice as tools for diagnosis and surveillance of reemerging diseases.

1999: DRaoult; VRoux;

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Clostridium defficiel in the urogenital tract of males and females.

1975: SHafiz; MGMcEntegart; RSMorton; SAWaitkins;

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Transmission dynamics of parasitic sea lice from farm to wild salmon.

2005: MKrkošek; MALewis; JPVolpe;

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Comparative prevalence rates of sexually transmitted diseases in heterosexual and homosexual men.

1980: FNJudson; KAPenley; MERobinson; JKSmith;

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Evolutionary relationships of "Candidatus Riesia spp.," endosymbiotic enterobacteriaceae living within hematophagous primate lice.

2007: JMAllen; HRBraig; MAPerotti; DLReed;

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Comparison of wet combing with malathion for treatment of head lice in the UK: a pragmatic randomised controlled trial.

2000: DCasey; DAMorgan; MPetrovic; RJRoberts;

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Ectoparasitism and vector-borne diseases in 930 homeless people from Marseilles.

2005: SBadiaga; PBerbis; PBrouqui; HTDupont; PGallian; BLa Scola; JLMege; DRaoult; JMRolain; AStein;

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Preventing and controlling emerging and reemerging transmissible diseases in the homeless.

2008: SBadiaga; PBrouqui; DRaoult;

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Systematic review of clinical efficacy of topical treatments for head lice.

1995: MGBogaert; EMDezeure; RHVander Stichele;

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Bartonella quintana in body lice and head lice from homeless persons, San Francisco, California, USA.

2009: DLBonilla; JHenn; HKabeya; MYKosoy; VLKramer;

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Homeless persons and health care.

1986: PWBrickner; BConanan; AElvy; JMcAdam; BCScanlan; LKScharer; WJVicic;

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Host-symbiont interactions of the primary endosymbiont of human head and body lice.

2007: JMAllen; HRBraig; MAPerotti; DLReed;

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Treatment of head louse infestation with 4% dimeticone lotion: randomised controlled equivalence trial.

2005: CMBrown; IFBurgess; PNLee;

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