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Bed Bugs: Inspecting for the New “House Herpes” – Part II

PART II – Continued from last week…
Fortunately, the health dangers posed by bed bugs seem to be limited to temporary skin irritation and inflammation, akin to mosquito bites. There are no known cases of disease transmission from bed bugs to humans, despite the fact that the parasites seem similar to other parasites that do transmit disease, such as fleas and ticks. Read the rest of this entry

Bed Bugs: Inspecting for the New “House Herpes”

Part I

Bed bugs are small, flightless, rust-colored parasites that feed on the blood of humans and other warm-blooded animals. Inspectors should learn the telltale signs of these pests and be capable of providing information to their clients. Read the rest of this entry