Community Hygiene Concern Review
Independent study proves that wet combing with a Bug Buster comb greatly surpasses dry combing
Lapeere H, Naeyaert J-M, De Bacquer D et al (2007) Diagnostic value of screening methods for head lice.
In Lapeere H, ed. Development of an evidence-based management of pediculosis capitis and scabies.
Ghent University Hospital, Gent, Belgium 2007: 121–140
Click on https://biblio.ugent.be/publication/810574 and then scroll to Deel_3_Summary_research_papers.pdf pp 121–140. (2nd PDF down on the right hand side).
Updates on evidence and practical guidance on diagnosis, treatment and prevention are available from the NHS Clinical Knowledge Summary on head lice, accessible at:
© CHC 1998-2018. BUG BUSTER and BUG BUSTING are the registered trade marks of CHC. Bug Buster and Nit Buster combs are the registered designs of CHC. The health and education resources of the Bug Busting programme are produced on a not-for-profit basis, working with NHS Choices and NHS Health Scotland