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Bedbugs (cont.)

Prognosis for Bedbug Bites

The prognosis for bedbug bites is excellent. However, the recent resurgence in bedbug infestations will require increasing public education and awareness, instituting effective preventive and control measures, and continuing research into the development of more effective, safe insecticides.

Medically reviewed by Rambod Rouhbakhsh, M.D., MBA, FAAFP

REFERENCES:

Potter, Michael F. "Bed Bugs." University of Kentucky College of Agriculture. Aug. 2008.

United States. U.S. Environmental Protection Agency. "Bed Bugs." Aug. 10, 2010. <http://www.epa.gov/pesticides/bedbugs/>.


Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 7/18/2014

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