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Bedbug infestation.

@article{Studdiford2012BedbugI,
  title={Bedbug infestation.},
  author={James S. Studdiford and Kathryn M Conniff and Kathryn P Trayes and Amber S. Tully},
  journal={American family physician},
  year={2012},
  volume={86 7},
  pages={
          653-8
        }
}
The significant resurgence of bedbugs in the past decade has been attributed to pesticide resistance, more frequent travel, lack of public awareness, and inadequate pest control programs. Bedbugs are obligate blood parasites (insect family Cimicidae). They can withstand a large range of temperatures but are attracted to warmth and carbon dioxide. They typically feed just before dawn. Cutaneous reactions to bedbug bites can include macules, papules, wheals, vesicles, bullae, and nodules. Bites… 
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