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Genotyping of human lice suggests multiple emergences of body lice from local head louse populations.
Parents should not diagnose head louse infestations themselves.
One of the 4 individual head louse samples (SFH2) showed amplification of Bartonella DNA (Table 2).
When shown four insect photographs, a third of those who were confident they knew what a head louse looks like were unable to identify it.
Old-fashioned myths and exaggerated fears about head louse infections are still common.
A 1992 study conducted by the Medical Entomology Centre at the University of Cambridge reported that Robi-Comb "will provide the most effective method for the detection of head louse infections and will eliminate an infection without the need for chemical insecticides to be used.