Bed bugs

References

Key articles

Goddard J, deShazo R. Bedbugs (Cimex lectularius) and clinical consequences of their bites. JAMA. 2009 Apr 1;301(13):1358-66.Full text  Abstract

Thomas I, Kihiczak GG, Schwartz RA, et al. Bedbug bites: a review. Int J Dermatol. 2004 Jun;43(6):430-3. Abstract

Kolb A, Needham GR, Neyman KM, et al. Bedbugs. Dermatol Ther. Jul-Aug 2009;22(4):347-52. Abstract

Reference articles

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2. Goddard J, deShazo R. Bedbugs (Cimex lectularius) and clinical consequences of their bites. JAMA. 2009 Apr 1;301(13):1358-66.Full text  Abstract

3. Reinhardt K, Siva-Jothy MT. Biology of the bedbugs (Cimicidae). Ann Rev Entomol. 2007 Jan 7;52:351-74. Abstract

4. Potter M; University of Kentucky College of Agriculture, Food and Environment. Bed bugs. 2020 [internet publication].Full text

5. Thomas I, Kihiczak GG, Schwartz RA, et al. Bedbug bites: a review. Int J Dermatol. 2004 Jun;43(6):430-3. Abstract

6. Heukelbach J, Hengge UR. Bed bugs, leeches and hookworm larvae in the skin. Clin Dermatol. 2009 May-Jun;27(3):285-90. Abstract

7. Heymann WR. Bedbugs: a new morning for the nighttime pests. J Am Acad Dermatol. 2009 Mar;60(3):482-3. Abstract

8. Kolb A, Needham GR, Neyman KM, et al. Bedbugs. Dermatol Ther. Jul-Aug 2009;22(4):347-52. Abstract

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10. NYC Environment & Health Data Portal. Adults reporting bed bugs in their home. 2014 [internet publication].Full text

11. Moore DJ, Miller DM. Laboratory evaluations of insecticide product efficacy for control of Cimex lentularius. J Econ Entomol. 2006 Dec;99(6):2080-6. Abstract

12. Doggett SL. A code of practice for the control of bed bug infestations in Australia. 4th edition. March 2013 [internet publication].Full text

13. Burnett JW, Calton GJ, Morgan RJ. Bedbugs. Cutis. 1986 Jul;38(1):20. Abstract

14. Abdel-Naser MB, Lotfy RA, Sayed Ali NM, et al. Patients with papular urticaria have IgG antibodies to bedbug (Cimex lectularius) antigens. Parasitol Res. 2006 May;98(6):550-6.Full text  Abstract

15. Liebold K, Schliemann-Willers S, Wollina U. Disseminated bullous eruption with systemic reaction caused by Cimex lectularius. J Eur Acad Dermatol Venereol. 2003 Jul;17(4):461-3. Abstract

16. Leverkus M, Jochim RC, Schäd S, et al. Bullous allergic hypersensitivity to bedbug bites mediated by IgE against salivary nitrophorin. J Invest Dermatol. 2006 Jan;126(1):91-6.Full text  Abstract

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18. Krause-Parello CA, Sciscione P. Bedbugs: an equal opportunist and cosmopolitan creature. J Sch Nurs. 2009 Apr;25(2):126-32. Abstract

19. United States Environmental Protection Agency. Bed bugs: get them out and keep them out. October 2018 [internet publication].Full text

20. Wang C, Gibb T, Bennett GW, McKnight S. Bed bug (Heteroptera: Cimicidae) attraction to pitfall traps baited with carbon dioxide, heat, and chemical lure. J Econ Entomol. 2009 Aug;102(4):1580-5. Abstract

21. British Pest Control Association. Pest advice for controlling bed bugs [internet publication].Full text

22. DeShazo RD, Feldlaufer MF, Mihm MC Jr, et al. Bullous reactions to bedbug bites reflect cutaneous vasculitis. Am J Med. 2012 Jul;125(7):688-94.Full text  Abstract

23. Doggett SL, Dwyer DE, Peñas PF, et al. Bed bugs: clinical relevance and control options. Clin Microbiol Rev. 2012 Jan;25(1):164-92.Full text  Abstract

24. British Pest Control Association. Pest advice for controlling bed bugs [internet publication].Full text

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26. Davis RF, Johnston GA, Sladden MJ. Recognition and management of common ectoparasitic diseases in travelers. Am J Clin Dermatol. 2009;10(1):1-8. Abstract

27. Wang C, Tsai WT, Cooper R, et al. Effectiveness of bed bug monitors for detecting and trapping bed bugs in apartments. J Econ Entomol. 2011 Feb;104(1):274-8. Abstract

28. Scarupa MD, Economides A. Bedbug bites masquerading as urticaria. J Allergy Clin Immunol. 2006 Jun;117(6):1508-9.Full text  Abstract

29. Myamba J, Maxwell CA, Asidi A, et al. Pyrethroid resistance in tropical bedbugs, Cimex hemipterus, associated with use of treated bednets. Med Vet Entomol. 2002 Dec;16(4):448-51. Abstract

30. Ter Poorten MC, Prose NS. The return of the common bedbug. Pediatr Dermatol. 2005 May-Jun;22(3):183-7. Abstract

31. Fletcher CL, Ardern-Jones MR, Hay RJ. Widespread bullous eruption due to multiple bed bug bites. Clin Exp Dermatol. 2002 Jan;27(1):74-5. Abstract

32. Silverman AL, Qu LH, Walker ED, et al. Assessment of hepatitis B virus DNA and hepatitis C virus RNA in the common bedbug (Cimex Lectularius L.) and kissing bug (Rodnius prolixus). Am J Gastroenterol. 2001 Jul;96(7):2194-8. Abstract

33. Blow JA, Turell MJ, Walker ED, et al. Stercorarial shedding and transtadial transmission of hepatitis B virus by common bedbugs (Hemiptera: Cimicidae). J Med Entomol. 2001 Sep;38(5):694-700.Full text  Abstract

34. Lowe CF, Romney MG. Bedbugs as vectors for drug-resistant bacteria. Emerg Infect Dis. 2011 Jun;17(6):1132-4.Full text  Abstract

35. Hildreth CJ, Burke AE, Glass RM. JAMA patient page: bed bugs. JAMA. 2009 Apr 1;301(13):1398.Full text  Abstract

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