Pubic Lice (Pthirus pubis): History, Biology and Treatment vs. Knowledge and Beliefs of US College Students

Pubic lice (Pthirus pubis) maintain a worldwide parasitic population infesting two to over 10 percent of human populations, continuing a presence that has been constant since early evidence 10,000 years ago. Outbreaks in the 1970s have been recorded, but incomplete records preclude description of a...

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Main Authors: Elizabeth Chaney, Alice L. Anderson
Format: Article
Published: MDPI AG 2009-02-01
Series:International Journal of Environmental Research and Public Health
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