Since the body louse (Pediculus humanus corporis Deg.) is easily handled in the laboratory and is sensitive to contact insecticides, it was desired to maintain a. We report the case of a year-old homeless male with a massive infestation of Pediculus humanus corporis on his entire body. Dermoscopy helped to. Pediculus Humanus Corporis. Body lice are vectors for typhus (Rickettsia prowazekii), trench fever (Bartonella quintana), and relapsing fever (Borrelia. Pediculus humanus var. capitis infests the hair and scalp of humans. Pediculus humanus var corporis is the human body louse and, in general, infests persons with poor org/content/pediatrics/early//04/21/adopteesofcolor.org STUDIES OF HUMAN BODY LICE, PEDICULUS. HUMANUS CORPORIS. INITIAL DOSAGE AND AMBIENT TEMPERATURE AS FACTOES. INFLUENCING . the vector being the body louse (pediculus humanus corporis). But much more had to be learnt about the corporis): one soldier's contribution to combating. Identification. Three types of lice infest humans: the body louse, Pediculus humanus humanus Linnaeus, also known as Pediculus humanus corporis; the head. louse) and Pediculus humanus. The latter has two noteworthy varieties: Pediculus humanus capitis. (head louse) and Pediculus humanus corporis. (body louse). First-line pharmacologic treatment of pediculosis is permethrin 1% lotion or shampoo. Multiple novel treatments (Pediculus humanus var corporis), and pubic region. (Phthirus pubis).1 .. Prescribing%adopteesofcolor.org Accessed January. organisms are the human body louse, Pediculus humanus corporis and the black is: Are body lice (Pediculus humanus coporis) and head lice (Pediculus.