author={Philippe Parola and Arezki Izri},
  journal={The New England journal of medicine},
  volume={382 23},
  • P. Parola, A. Izri
  • Published 4 June 2020
  • Medicine
  • The New England journal of medicine
5 Citations
Morphological and Molecular Identification of Cimex hemipterus Fabricius, 1803 (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) and First Report of C. lectularius Linnaeus, 1758, in Madagascar
Low genetic diversity among C. hemipterus specimens is presented and, for the first time, the occurrence of C. lectularius, known as temperate species, in Madagascar is reported, which can be helpful in control management strategies against these ectoparasites in this country.
Morphological, Molecular and MALDI-TOF MS Identification of Bedbugs and Associated Wolbachia Species in Rural Senegal
A high level of non-generalized bed bug infestation in rural Senegal and the diversity of Wolbachia strains carried by C. hemipterus is described and perspectives for raising household awareness of bed bugs and possibilities for appropriate control are opened.
De bedwants: a bad bug?
Control involves treating both the patient’s symptoms and the cause by the eradication of the infestation, a challenge that may require a professional exterminator for an integrated pest management strategy.
Risk factors associated with bedbug (Cimex spp.) infestations among Hong Kong households: a cross-sectional study
This study has identified lower income, lower education level, crowded household, living in subdivided flats, and certain dilapidated housing features to be risk factors of bedbug infestations among Hong Kong households.
Bed bug bites
A 32-year-old man presented with pruritic erythematous papules and vesicles that electively affected the uncovered areas of the skin, including the neck, the forearms, and the hands, which turned out to be infested with Cimex lectularius, the common bed bug.