Anoplura D000854

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Description

An order of insects comprising the sucking lice, which are blood-sucking ectoparasites of mammals. Recognized families include: Echinphthiriidae, Haematopinidae, and Pediculidae. The latter contains the medically important genera affecting humans: PEDICULUS and PHTHIRUS.   MeSH

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Pediculus
16 drugs (9 approved, 7 experimental)

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