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Efficacy and Safety of Summers Non-Pesticide Lice Asphyxiator (L.A.)for the Treatment of Head Lice

2014-07-23 21:29:22 | BioPortfolio

Summary

A Multi-center, Randomized, Vehicle Controlled, Double Blind Clinical Trial to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Summers Non-Pesticide Lice Asphyxiator (L.A.) for the treatment of Head Lice.

Study Design

Allocation: Randomized, Control: Placebo Control, Intervention Model: Parallel Assignment, Masking: Double-Blind, Primary Purpose: Treatment

Conditions

Head Lice

Intervention

Summers 5% L.A.

Status

Completed

Source

Summers Laboratories

Results (where available)

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Published on BioPortfolio: 2014-07-23T21:29:22-0400

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