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Super Lice

Apr 12th, 2016

Super Lice In Northeast Ohio, Spring 2016

A strain of super lice that is resistant to over the counter treatments has been reported in 25 states, and Ohio is one of them.

Due to a genetic mutation, super lice are resistant to pyrethroids, the family of insecticides contained in common over-the-counter treatments used to kill lice.

This doesn’t necessarily mean that you cannot kill super lice with with pyrethroids, but that you will need a stronger dose.

The only difference between regular lice and super lice infestation is the Read More