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Surveillance of insecticide resistance in head lice using biochemical and molecular methods

Thomas, D. R., McCarroll, L, Roberts, R., Karunaratne, P, Roberts, C., Casey, D., Morgan, S., Touhig, K., Morgan, John, Collins, F. and Hemingway, Janet ORCID: (2006) 'Surveillance of insecticide resistance in head lice using biochemical and molecular methods'. Archives of Disease in Childhood, Vol 91, Issue 9, pp. 777-778.

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Treatment of head louse infection is primarily through topical insecticides. However, there is growing evidence of resistance. A representative population sample was tested using biochemical and molecular methods; it was shown that, in Wales, treatments containing pyrethroids are likely to be less effective in controlling head louse infection than those containing organophosphates.

Item Type: Article
Uncontrolled Keywords: malathion trial
Subjects: QV Pharmacology > QV 38 Drug action.
QV Pharmacology > Drug Standardization. Pharmacognosy. Medicinal Plants > QV 771 Standardization and evaluation of drugs
QW Microbiology and Immunology > QW 45 Microbial drug resistance. General or not elsewhere classified.
QX Parasitology > Insects. Other Parasites > QX 501 Lice
Faculty: Department: Groups (2002 - 2012) > Vector Group
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Depositing User: Sarah Lewis-Newton
Date Deposited: 16 Feb 2011 16:43
Last Modified: 17 Jul 2020 10:58


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