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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
(PhD dissertation).

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:


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