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2013-09-17 23:29:56

As part of its CombFirst! Campaign, The National Pediculosis Association provides a list of red flags to help parents recognize misinformation when seeking assistance on lice treatment and prevention online. CombFirst! is in honor of National Head Lice Prevention Month which kicks off each September to last all year long. Boston, MA (PRWEB) September 17, 2013 The National Pediculosis Association (NPA) celebrates 30 years of service this month. To extend its CombFirst! Campaign and...

2013-09-11 23:24:11

d’Oliveira & Associates has posted a new infographic with information on the signs of a bed bug infestation and damages that may be recovered for certain injuries. (PRWEB) September 11, 2013 Bed bugs are small, flat insects that are reddish-brown in color and approximately 5mm in length. Bed bugs can produce hundreds of offspring and live an entire year without feeding. The most common signs of an infestation are bite marks, casing and skin shed by the insects, insect eggs, and a...

2013-09-05 23:29:04

Bed bugs reportedly re-infested Maxine Lewis Memorial Shelter. My Cleaning Products gave tips to help others kill bed bugs and prevent them from coming back. Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) September 05, 2013 Bed bugs re-infested a San Luis Obispo homeless shelter. And according to a report from sanluisobispo.com posted on September 03, 2013, it has caused the facility to shut down for the third time already since its first encounter with the pests in July. In response to it, My Cleaning Products...

2013-09-04 23:24:41

Bed Bugs severely infested Richmond, according to a report. My Cleaning Products offers help to residents with its complimentary bed bug spray. Richmond, VA (PRWEB) September 04, 2013 Hundreds of apartment units in Richmond were found with bed bug problems. And based on a report from wtvr.com, one of them was treated eight times already but with no positive results. Understanding that the vampire-like crawlies are very difficult to completely rid, My Cleaning Products shared a tip for a...

Roundworm Discovered In Remains Of King Richard III
2013-09-04 06:33:56

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers from the Universities of Cambridge and Leicester have uncovered more evidence about the life and death of Richard III. Richard III, the famed “king under the car park,” was discovered buried in an untidy grave by researchers a year ago and was exhumed from his unmarked burial site this past July during an extensive excavation of the Grey Friars church site. A new study of his remains has revealed that the last...

2013-09-03 23:25:27

Richmond Towers reportedly infested by bed bugs. My Cleaning Products offers help to residents with its complimentary bed bug spray. Jersey City, NJ (PRWEB) September 03, 2013 A senior housing in Plainfield was heavily infested by bed bugs. A report from nj.com published on September 01,2013, said that the residents were complaining about it, along with other maintenance problems. So, wanting to help, My Cleaning Products suggested to them the use of a pesticide-exempt bed bug spray. As...

2013-09-02 23:04:27

Due to bed bugs, a child in Kentucky was taken out of school, based on a report. Stating that the same thing could happen to others, My Cleaning Products suggested a product that could help prevent a similar incident. Louisville, KY (PRWEB) September 02, 2013 A child was recently taken out of school because of bed bugs. Based on a report from wsaz.com, the officials made the decision to temporarily pull the student out of class to assure parents that the bed bug policy in the school is...

2013-08-30 23:27:38

Bed bug signs in returned materials prompted a library in Carlisle to take steps to prevent the pests. My Cleaning Products suggested a way to kill bed bugs fast without the help of harmful chemicals. Carlisle, PA (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 Signs of bed bugs were noticed in a library in Carlisle. And so, the facility took immediate steps to make sure it was ahead of the pests, suggested a report from pennlive.com. In response to it, My Cleaning Products introduced an additional method to...

2013-08-30 23:19:16

Keeping you informed about head lice. Lice Troopers can help solve all your lice problems. Miami, FL (PRWEB) August 30, 2013 If you run a child care facility, camp, or school, chances are you will encounter head lice at some point. Regular screening for head lice is wise, and when lice are discovered, children should be sent home and not readmitted until the lice problem is taken care of. School nurses and other personnel can check for lice, but this can keep them from other, more...

2013-08-29 23:31:22

With school and college-age students returning to classrooms these weeks, parents and administrators are on high alert for the invasion of bed bugs throughout the institutions. EcoRaider products offered by Reneotech Inc was identified as an effective and safe treatment by Rutgers Univ. study, providing remedy to get rid of bed bugs on campus. New York, NY (PRWEB) August 29, 2013 With grade school, secondary school and college-age students returning to classrooms these weeks, parents and...


Latest Parasites Reference Libraries

Nematology
2013-09-30 13:49:26

Nematology is the study of nematodes, also known as roundworms, which first began in the nineteenth century. Like many fields of study, nematology began with ancient recordings and descriptions lacked elements of modern science. The oldest record of a nematode occurs in the Pentateuch in the fourth book of Moses known as Numbers. The reference, although not plainly stating roundworms or nematodes, is thought to refer to Dracunculus medinensis, a species that is native to the area near the Red...

Pork Tapeworm, Taenia solium
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The pork tapeworm (Taenia solium), also known simply as a tapeworm, is a species of parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species infects pigs and humans in many areas of the world including Africa, Southern Europe, Asia, South America, and some areas of North America. This species can cause cysticercosis in its larval stage, which is one of the major causes of seizures in humans. The pork tapeworm can reach an average body length between 2 to 3 meters, but...

Paragonimus westermani
2014-01-12 00:00:00

Paragonimus westermani is a species of fluke, or flatworm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. This species is abundant in South America and Asia and affects the lungs of humans and other hosts. It was first discovered in 1878 in Europe after two Bengal tigers died. In 1879, Ringer found this species in the lungs of a human. Manson and Erwin von Baelz identified the sputum and eggs separately in 1880, after which Manson asserted that a snail was most likely the worm's...

Lancet Liver Fluke, Dicrocoelium dendriticum
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The lancet liver fluke (Dicrocoelium dendriticum) is a parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It is thought to be native to over thirty countries including Switzerland, Spain, Germany, Iran, China, Vietnam, Japan, Ghana, and Nigeria, among many other areas. It is also found in South and North America and in Australia. It is typically found in cattle or other grazing species, so it is thought to prefer a habitat that supports these species. It is similar in...

Chinese Liver Fluke, Clonorchis sinensis
2014-01-12 00:00:00

The Chinese liver fluke (Clonorchis sinensis) is a species of parasitic worm that is classified within the Platyhelminthes phylum. It can be found in Southeast Asia, Taiwan, Japan, and China and is present in nearly 30,000,000 humans today. It is thought to be one of the world’s most pervading parasites. The Chinese liver fluke requires two intermediate, or secondary, hosts and one definitive, or main, host to successfully complete its lifecycle. The first intermediate host is typically...

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cruet
  • A vial or small glass bottle, especially one for holding vinegar, oil, etc.; a caster for liquids.
This word is Middle English in origin, and ultimately comes from the Old French, diminutive of 'crue,' flask.
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