Morsani College of Medicine

Dermatology & Cutaneous Surgery

Posts Tagged Bed bugs

The common bed bugs , Cimex lectularius, is making a comeback.
February 18, 2011

The common bed bugs, Cimex lectularius, is making a comeback.  Transferred by travelers, it quickly sets up housekeeping in bedrooms.  Adult bed bugs lay eggs in crevices such as in baseboards, walls, and beds.  The nymphs develop through four stages as they develop over one to three months before they become adults.  These nymphs require 10 to 20 blood meal […]