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Posts Tagged: lice

Distinguishing Between Crab, Body, and Head Lice

Figure 1. Species of lice found on humans.

Human lice (singular “louse”) are parasitic insects found on people. Adult lice are...

Posted on Sunday, December 20, 2020 at 6:00 AM
Tags: head lice (3), health (4), lice (2), parasites (3), pest management (77), public health (10), Taravati (4), UC IPM (287)
Focus Area Tags: Health, Pest Management

Want Another Reason to Practice Social Distancing? Head Lice.

Head lice adults, nymphs, and eggs (nits). [Credit: Dr. Shujuan (Lucy) Li]

Most people are practicing social distancing due to the current pandemic, so contracting head lice...

Posted on Monday, July 20, 2020 at 9:00 AM
Focus Area Tags: Family, Health, Pest Management

Head Lice: an Itchy Topic

Child scratching head. [K. Windbiel-Rojas]

The mere mention of head lice might make feel you itchy and start to scratch your head. However,...

Posted on Tuesday, October 13, 2015 at 1:22 PM
Tags: children (3), head lice (3), lice (2), louse (1), nits (1), UCIPM (72)

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