What are the causative organisms of pediculosis and pthiriasis (lice infestation)?

Updated: Mar 01, 2018
  • Author: Lyn C C Guenther, MD, FRCPC, FAAD; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Causative organisms include P humanus capitis (head louse), P humanus corporis (body louse), and P pubis (pubic louse)


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