Control of Head Lice Infestations in Children and Adults
|Study Design:||Intervention Model: Single Group Assignment
Masking: None (Open Label)
Primary Purpose: Treatment
|Official Title:||Control of Head Lice in Children and Adults|
- Efficacy of using heated air to kill head lice and their eggs [ Time Frame: Through out ]
- Safety of device [ Time Frame: Through out ]
|Study Start Date:||June 2007|
|Study Completion Date:||July 2008|
|Primary Completion Date:||June 2008 (Final data collection date for primary outcome measure)|
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.
Please refer to this study by its ClinicalTrials.gov identifier: NCT00731718
|United States, Utah|
|Salt Lake City, Utah, United States, 84103|
|Principal Investigator:||Dale Clayton, PhD/Biology||Larada Sciences Inc., University of Utah|