Control of Head Lice Infestations in Children and Adults
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|ClinicalTrials.gov Identifier: NCT00731718|
Recruitment Status : Completed
First Posted : August 11, 2008
Last Update Posted : August 11, 2008
|Condition or disease||Intervention/treatment||Phase|
|Pediculosis||Device: lousebuster||Not Applicable|
Head lice strikes fear into the hearts of parents of school age children. Ridding a child of head lice is one of the most frustrating experiences a parent can face.
The objective of this project is to test whether louse desiccation using our prototype is an effective means of controlling head louse infestations in children.
Children age 6 and over are included in this study.
|Study Type :||Interventional (Clinical Trial)|
|Actual Enrollment :||543 participants|
|Intervention Model:||Single Group Assignment|
|Masking:||None (Open Label)|
|Official Title:||Control of Head Lice in Children and Adults|
|Study Start Date :||June 2007|
|Actual Primary Completion Date :||June 2008|
|Actual Study Completion Date :||July 2008|
- Device: lousebuster
Subject serves as own control the length of treatment is approximately 30 minutes for full head treatment
- Efficacy of using heated air to kill head lice and their eggs [ Time Frame: Through out ]
- Safety of device [ Time Frame: Through out ]
To learn more about this study, you or your doctor may contact the study research staff using the contact information provided by the sponsor.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier (NCT number): NCT00731718
|United States, Utah|
|Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 84103|
|Principal Investigator:||Dale Clayton, PhD/Biology||Larada Sciences Inc., University of Utah|