Prevalence of pediculosis capitis in children from a rural school in Yucatan, Mexico

We conducted an analytical cross-sectional survey to estimate the prevalence of and factors associated with active head lice infestation. In total 140 children, aged 6 to 16-years, from a public school in rural Yucatan, Mexico, were examined by wet-combing. A structured questionnaire was used to col...

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Main Authors: Pablo Manrique-Saide, Norma Pavía-Ruz, Jorge C. Rodríguez-Buenfil, Roodeth Herrera Herrera, Pilar Gómez-Ruiz, Daniel Pilger
Format: Article
Published: Universidade de São Paulo 2011-12-01
Series:Revista do Instituto de Medicina Tropical de São Paulo
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