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  • K. Y. Mumcuoglu and J. Gunneweg, “A head louse egg, Pediculus humanus capitis found in a louse comb excavated in The Christmas Cave, which dates to the 1st c. B.C. and A.D.”, Proceedings of the joint Hebrew University and COST Action D-42 Cultural Heritage Workshop held at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem in May 25-26, 2010. . 2012.
  • K. Y. Mumcuoglu and J. E. Zias, “Head lice, Pediculus humanus capitis (Anoplura: Pediculidae) from hair combs excavated in Israel and dated from the first century B.C. to the eighth century A.D.”, Journal of Medical Entomology, vol. 25, no. 5, pp. 545 - 547, 1988.
  • K. Y. Mumcuoglu, K. Y. Mumcuoglu, M. Danilevich, and L. Gilead, “Physician’s knowledge in Israel on the biology and control of head lice (in Hebrew).”, Harefuah, vol. 147, 2008.
  • K. Y. Mumcuoglu, L. Gilead, and A. Ingber, “New Insights in pediculosis and scabies”, Exp. Rev. Dermatol., vol. 4, pp. 285-302, 2009.
  • K. Y. Mumcuoglu, “Is the Head Louse, Pediculus humanus capitis vector of human diseases?”, Journal of Tropical Diseases, vol. 1, no. 1, 2013.
  • K. Y. Mumcuoglu, “The louse comb: past and present”, American Entomologist, vol. 54, pp. 164-167, 2008.
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  • O. Ozkan, S. A. Akturk, K. Mert, N. Bilen, and K. Y. Mumcuoglu, “Difficulties experienced by families following unsuccessful treatment of pediculosis capitis: The Mothers’ perspective”, Turkish J. Parasitol. , vol. 36, p. 86, 2012.
  • S. Degerli, E. Malatyali, A. Celiksoz, S. Ozcelik, and K. Y. Mumcuoglu, “The prevalence of Pediculus humanus capitis and the coexistence of intestinal parasites among young children in boarding schools in Sivas, Turkey.”, Turkish J. Parasitol., vol. In press, 2013.
  • S. C. Barker, I. F. Burgess, T. A. Meinking, and K. Y. Mumcuoglu, “ International guidelines for clinical trials with pediculicides”, Intnl. J. Dermatol. , vol. 51, p. 858, 2012.
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