Bedbugs

@article{Kolb2009Bedbugs,
  title={Bedbugs},
  author={Adam Kolb and Glen R. Needham and Kimberly M Neyman and Whitney A. High},
  journal={Dermatologic Therapy},
  year={2009},
  volume={22}
}
Cimex lectularius (the “bedbug”) is an insect that feeds nocturnally, taking a requisite blood meal from a sleeping human or other parasitized host. Immunological reactions to bedbug saliva vary, but typically, bites yield erythematous and pruritic papules. The face and distal extremities, areas uncovered by sleeping clothes or blankets, are preferentially involved. Until the late 1990s, bedbug infestations in the United States were declining. Resurgence is attributed to increased travel and… Expand
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Patients with suspected bites or skin rashes regularly present to their primary care physician, and proper identification of the mite or bed bug is essential to guide treatment and eradication. Expand
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Primary bacterial infections may complicate several parasitic diseases such as visceral leishmaniasis and malaria, due to immunosuppression of the host during parasitic infections. Expand
Detection of target-site and metabolic resistance to pyrethroids in the bed bug Cimex lectularius in Berlin, Germany1
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The findings indicate that multiple resistance mechanisms are present in German C. lectularius populations simultaneously, and may be responsible for Knockdown-resistance against pyrethroids in bed bugs in Berlin, Germany. Expand
Cutaneous reactions to bedbug bites.
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