Monday, May 29, 2006

Head Louse

Head Louse
Head lice also know as the scientific term Pediculus humanus capitis are by far the most commono form of lice. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that 6-12 million people in the United States are infested each year with head lice, and the numbers are
Children aged 3-10 years in preschool, elementary school, or daycare centers are most likely to have lice.
For the most of the cases girls are infected more than boys, for the fact that they tend to have more hair upon their heads which makes it accomidating for the louse.
Head louse stays with humans and won't infect dogs, cats or other animals.
Head Louse


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