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A pilot study of the use of oral ivermectin to treat head lice in primary school students in Australia

Currie, Marian; Reynolds, Graham; Glasgow, Nicholas; Bowden, Francis

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Head lice are a common, costly public health problem worldwide. We aimed to determine the feasibility of an ivermectin intervention program. Consenting students in two schools were screened for head lice. Infested students and siblings at one school were

dc.contributor.authorCurrie, Marian
dc.contributor.authorReynolds, Graham
dc.contributor.authorGlasgow, Nicholas
dc.contributor.authorBowden, Francis
dc.date.accessioned2015-12-10T22:12:22Z
dc.identifier.issn0736-8046
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/1885/49624
dc.description.abstractHead lice are a common, costly public health problem worldwide. We aimed to determine the feasibility of an ivermectin intervention program. Consenting students in two schools were screened for head lice. Infested students and siblings at one school were
dc.publisherWiley-Blackwell
dc.sourcePediatric Dermatology
dc.subjectKeywords: desloratadine; ethosuximide; fluticasone propionate plus salmeterol; ivermectin; loratadine; malathion; piperonyl butoxide; pyrethrin; salbutamol; article; asthma; Australia; child; clinical article; controlled study; female; human; male; pediculosis capi
dc.titleA pilot study of the use of oral ivermectin to treat head lice in primary school students in Australia
dc.typeJournal article
local.description.notesImported from ARIES
local.identifier.citationvolume27
dc.date.issued2010
local.identifier.absfor111403 - Paediatrics
local.identifier.absfor110304 - Dermatology
local.identifier.ariespublicationu4201517xPUB189
local.type.statusPublished Version
local.contributor.affiliationCurrie, Marian, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationReynolds, Graham, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationGlasgow, Nicholas, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.contributor.affiliationBowden, Francis, College of Medicine, Biology and Environment, ANU
local.description.embargo2037-12-31
local.bibliographicCitation.issue6
local.bibliographicCitation.startpage595
local.bibliographicCitation.lastpage599
local.identifier.doi10.1111/j.1525-1470.2010.01317.x
dc.date.updated2016-02-24T10:41:24Z
local.identifier.scopusID2-s2.0-78650120252
local.identifier.thomsonID000285111600001
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