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Effectiveness of permethrin-treated military uniform fabric against human body lice.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  2494588     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Military uniform fabric patches treated with permethrin were evaluated against natural and laboratory strains of human body lice, Pediculus humanus, L. Permethrin-treated fabric was toxic to body lice on contact and quickly affected feeding behavior and the likelihood of disease transmission, even when washed up to 20 times. The use of permethrin-treated clothing offers a new passive approach in human louse control not previously feasible. Military personnel wearing permethrin-treated uniforms, therefore, can expect significant and long-term protection from lice and louse-borne diseases in endemic areas.
L L Sholdt; E J Rogers; E J Gerberg; C E Schreck
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article; Research Support, U.S. Gov't, Non-P.H.S.    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Military medicine     Volume:  154     ISSN:  0026-4075     ISO Abbreviation:  Mil Med     Publication Date:  1989 Feb 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  1989-05-11     Completed Date:  1989-05-11     Revised Date:  2006-11-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  2984771R     Medline TA:  Mil Med     Country:  UNITED STATES    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  90-3     Citation Subset:  IM    
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MeSH Terms
Insecticides / therapeutic use*
Lice Infestations / prevention & control*
Military Personnel*
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