Question: In children or adults with a clinical or parasitological (microscopic) diagnosis of scabies, what is the evidence for effectiveness of available topical and systemic therapies?
Design: Systematic review and meta-analysis.
Data Sources: Data were obtained from the Cochrane Infectious Disease Group Specialized Register (to February 2007), Cochrane Central Register of Controlled Trials, MEDLINE (1966 to February 2007), EMBASE (1974 to February 2007), LILACS (1982 to February 2007), INDMED (February 2007), and the Gray literature and sources for registered trials in March 2007. Reference lists of all retrieved trials were checked for additional trials.
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