Insecticide Resistance in the Bed Bug: A Factor in the Pest’s Sudden Resurgence?

@inproceedings{Romero2007InsecticideRI,
  title={Insecticide Resistance in the Bed Bug: A Factor in the Pest’s Sudden Resurgence?},
  author={Alvaro Romero and Michael F. Potter and Daniel A Potter and Kenneth F. Haynes},
  booktitle={Journal of medical entomology},
  year={2007}
}
Abstract Infestations of the bed bug, Cimex lectularius L. (Heteroptera: Cimicidae), are increasing around the world at an alarming rate and have become a major public health concern. The evolution of insecticide resistance could be a primary factor in explaining this resurgence. Extremely high levels of resistance to two pyrethroid insecticides, deltamethrin and &lgr;-cyhalothrin, relative to a susceptible colony, were detected in populations collected from human dwellings in Kentucky and Ohio… 

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