Thursday, 27 October 2011 12:16
Last Updated on Saturday, 29 October 2011 10:35
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Need human blood to survive and will die within 24 hours if they can not find a "meal".
Lay eggs (nits) on the hair close to the scalp. It takes about 6 days for the nits to hatch.
Pets do not carry human lice.
Tiny insects that live on and crawl through the hair. They are gray, brown, or black and can be difficult to see.
Nits are easier to see than lice. Nits are oval shaped and most often can be seen in the hair behind the ears or near the neck.
Most often head lice are spread by head-to-head contact with another person who has lice.
Can be spread by wearing another person's hat or clothing, by using another person's comb, brush, or bedding, or by placing clothing worn by someone who has lice in a shared clothing storage compartment, locker, or a cloak room.
As schools are a common carrier of Head Lice, Teachers could put any items needed treating in the exterminator bag without using any chemicals or toxins.
BAGTHEBUGS™ will help illiminate Lice on any personal belongings at your local school or home, as well as books, hair brushes, back packs and any other personal items.