Cuerpo y heces del piojo de cuerpo (pediculus humanus)

Estos son Pediculus humanus o piojos del cuerpo. Otros tipos de piojos infestan el cuero cabelludo, la cabeza (Pediculus humanus capitis,) o el área púbica ((Phthirus pubis). Algunos piojos del cuerpo pueden portar enfermedades tales como tifus epidémico, la fiebre recurrente o la fiebre de las trincheras. (Cortesía de los Centros para el Control y la Prevención de Enfermedades -CDC- de los Estados Unidos)Cuerpo y heces del piojo de cuerpo (pediculus humanus)

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