Deon Canyon

Summary

Affiliation: James Cook University
Country: Australia

Publications

  1. ncbi request reprint Spatial and kinetic factors for the transfer of head lice (Pediculus capitis) between hairs
    Deon V Canyon
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    J Invest Dermatol 119:629-31. 2002
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of botanical and synthetic substances commonly used to prevent head lice (Pediculus humanus var. capitis) infestation
    Deon V Canyon
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 46:422-6. 2007
  3. ncbi request reprint Do head lice spread in swimming pools?
    Deon Canyon
    School of Public Health, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 46:1211-3. 2007
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantification of blood intake of the head louse: Pediculus humanus capitis
    Rick Speare
    Vector Control and Repellent Research Group, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 45:543-6. 2006
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparative efficacy of two nit combs in removing head lice (Pediculus humanus var. capitis) and their eggs
    Rick Speare
    Anton Breinl Center for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 46:1275-8. 2007

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Publications5

  1. ncbi request reprint Spatial and kinetic factors for the transfer of head lice (Pediculus capitis) between hairs
    Deon V Canyon
    School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, Qld 4811, Australia
    J Invest Dermatol 119:629-31. 2002
    ..This suggests that head lice are less likely to take advantage of many proposed fomite transmission scenarios and are most likely to rely on head-to-head contact for transmission...
  2. ncbi request reprint A comparison of botanical and synthetic substances commonly used to prevent head lice (Pediculus humanus var. capitis) infestation
    Deon V Canyon
    School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 46:422-6. 2007
    ..Prevention using repellents and oils would be useful if they limited transmission. Many commercially available substances reputedly have effective repellent qualities, but remain untested...
  3. ncbi request reprint Do head lice spread in swimming pools?
    Deon Canyon
    School of Public Health, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 46:1211-3. 2007
    ..No loss of lice or head to head transfer was observed. These results indicated that although head lice survive immersion, head lice transmission is unlikely to occur via the water of swimming pools...
  4. ncbi request reprint Quantification of blood intake of the head louse: Pediculus humanus capitis
    Rick Speare
    Vector Control and Repellent Research Group, School of Public Health and Tropical Medicine, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 45:543-6. 2006
    ..However, if head lice feed more often than three times a day, a heavy infestation would have a greater potential to lead to iron deficiency. The frequency of feeding of head lice on the head of the human host needs to be determined...
  5. ncbi request reprint Comparative efficacy of two nit combs in removing head lice (Pediculus humanus var. capitis) and their eggs
    Rick Speare
    Anton Breinl Center for Public Health and Tropical Medicine, School of Public Health, Tropical Medicine and Rehabilitation Sciences, James Cook University, Townsville, QLD, Australia
    Int J Dermatol 46:1275-8. 2007
    ..Metal combs are further divided into those that are made from a flat sheet of metal, and hence have rectangular teeth, and those that have cylindrical teeth embedded in a plastic base...