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Table 2 Comparison of the two lotion groups for the presence of lice and mean numbers of lice recovered

From: Neem-silicone lotion and ultrasound nit comb: a randomised, controlled clinical trial treating head louse infestation

Endpoint Group Day
2 6 9 14
Presence of lice NNC 38.5% 42.3% 32.7% 23.1%
IPM/C 41.5% 56.6% 21.2% 18.9%
Total lice NNC 2.09 3.25 0.90 1.04
IPM/C 2.34 4.11 0.42 0.42
Adult males NNC 0.12 0.14 0.10 0.15
IPM/C 0.15 0.06 0.01 0.04
Adult females NNC 1.25 0.37 0.08 0.35
IPM/C 0.26 0.15 0.00 0.19
Stage 3 nymphs NNC 0.40 0.37 0.31 0.10
IPM/C 0.40 0.30 0.09 0.09
Stage 2 nymphs NNC 0.21 1.10 0.27 0.29
IPM/C 0.47 1.21 0.13 0.09
Stage 1 nymphs NNC 1.12 1.29 0.15 0.15
IPM/C 1.06 2.40 0.19 0.02
  1. There were no significant differences between the treatments with regard to numbers of lice found at any assessment day