Genetic diversity of the human head lice, Pediculus humanus capitis, among primary school girls in Saudi Arabia, with reference to their prevalence.
- Sarah A Al-Shahrani,
- Reem A Alajmi,
- Tahany H Ayaad,
- Mohammed A Al-Shahrani,
- El-Sayed H Shaurub
Parasitol Res 2017 Aug 13. Epub 2017 Aug 13.
Department of Entomology, Faculty of Science, Cairo University, Orman, 12613, Giza, Postal Code 12613, Egypt.
The present work aimed at investigating the genetic diversity of the head louse Pediculus humanus capitis (P. humanus capitis) among infested primary school girls at Bisha governorate, Saudi Arabia, based on the sequence of mitochondrial cytochrome b (mt cyt b) gene of 121 P. humanus capitis adults. Read More