Region Incubation Period Period of communicability Modes of Transmission Sign and Symptoms Control Measures &/or Public Health Response Reference
Whole Body Varies with stage of louse/lice at enpouse eggs hatch in one week nice reach maturily 10 days after hatching As long as lice or eggs remain aline on the infested person or on clothing. Person to person throngh direct contact with contaminated personal articles. Inching of scalp (head lice) or body (body lice) Refer to physician or nurse for treatment exclude persons with lice or mymphs from school day care until treatment with an effectine peticulicide. Amoid sharing and staring together personal iteris such as headgear coulss, clothing enamine Smith, RF(1973) ,Bull ,wild,Hlth,org,686.