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Bedbugs (cont.)

Synonyms and Keywords

bedbug, bedbugs, bed bug, bed bugs, bite, infestation, Cimicidae, Cimex lectularius, Cimex hemipterus

Author and Editor

Author: Steven E. Doerr, MD

Editor: Melissa Conrad Stöppler, MD, Chief Medical Editor, eMedicineHealth.com

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/>.


Last Editorial Review: 9/8/2010

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