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Prise en charge des pédiculoses en 2012

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Maillard, Alexia
Eicher, Nicole
Michaud, Mélanie
Published in Revue médicale suisse. 2012, vol. 8, no. 335, p. 726-8,730-3
Abstract Pediculosis is the most frequent and contagious ectoparasitic infestation in human, particularly in children from 3 to 8 years of age. Epidemics are observed from time to time, in schools or in adults in prisons. Even though benign, these infections remain unpleasant and can have an important psyco-social impact. Since a few years, caregivers have to face increasing problems while treating lice: appearance of insecticide resistances, lindane's withdrawal from the market and the marketing of new products which are not always well evaluated. This article offers first recalls about pediculoses and then a sum up of the different available treatments with an evidence based management strategy.
Keywords AnimalsDrug ResistanceHumansHygieneInsecticides/therapeutic useLice Infestations/diagnosis/therapy/transmissionMalathion/therapeutic useOilsPermethrin/therapeutic usePhytotherapy
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MAILLARD, Alexia et al. Prise en charge des pédiculoses en 2012. In: Revue médicale suisse, 2012, vol. 8, n° 335, p. 726-8,730-3. https://archive-ouverte.unige.ch/unige:29254

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