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Don't let the bed bugs bite

As I sit in my hotel room tonight and work from atop my bed, I thought it would be useful to share the practice I always use each and every time I stay in a hotel: checking for bed bugs. Bed bugs can occur in any hotel whether it's a 5-star or 1-star...

Posted on Thursday, January 10, 2019 at 10:24 PM
Tags: bed bugs (24), bedbugs (5), check (1), hotel (3), pest (64), Pest Notes (54), travel (2), UC IPM (204)
Focus Area Tags: Family Health Pest Management

Bed Bugs Attack NBA Player in Hotel

Kyrie Irving

Basketball fans may have heard that last Saturday, Cleveland Cavaliers point guard Kyrie Irving was bitten by bed bugs in a recent hotel stay in Oklahoma. Bed bug encounters are on the rise throughout the United States and no hotel is completely immune...

Posted on Wednesday, February 24, 2016 at 9:19 PM
Tags: bed bugs (24), bedbugs (5), Cleveland Cavaliers (1), hotel (3), Kyrie Irving (1), Oklahoma (1), pest (64), UC IPM (204)

Bed bug eradication requires tenant cooperation

Bed bugs go back to their hiding places after eating a blood meal. (Photo: Wikimedia Commons)

To successfully eliminate bed bugs, pest management professionals (PMPs) say they need the cooperation of people living the pests, according to a survey conducted by UC Agriculture and Natural Resources scientists. California's pest management pros are...

Posted on Tuesday, April 14, 2015 at 10:59 PM
Tags: bed bugs (24), bedbugs (5), Hwan-Choe (1), Pest Notes (54), Sutherland (8)

Bed Bugs at the Bohart

The arm of Danielle Wishon and her bedbugs, feeding.

Bed Bugs at the Bohart? Indeed. Those attending the Bohart Museum of Entomology's open house on Saturday, Feb. 2, will see them--and see them feeding. The Bohart Museum of Entomology is one of six museums or educational centers on the UC Davis...

The arm of Danielle Wishon and her bedbugs, feeding.
The arm of Danielle Wishon and her bedbugs, feeding.

The arm of Danielle Wishon and her bedbugs, feeding.

Close-up of a bedbug in the process of ingesting a blood meal. (Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control for Prevention, image by Piotr Naskrecki)
Close-up of a bedbug in the process of ingesting a blood meal. (Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control for Prevention, image by Piotr Naskrecki)

Close-up of a bedbug in the process of ingesting a blood meal. (Photo courtesy of the Centers for Disease Control for Prevention, image by Piotr Naskrecki)

Posted on Thursday, January 31, 2013 at 8:30 PM

Don't Let the Bedbugs Bite

Bedbug

Forensic entomologist Bob Kimsey (right) of the Department of Entomology, University of California, Davis, studies bedbugs--those little bloodsuckers that prey on you while you're sleeping. There's an "alarming resurgence in the population of...

Bedbug
Bedbug

BEDBUG--"Bed bugs are small, flat insects that feed on the blood of sleeping people and animals," according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). "They are reddish-brown in color, wingless, and range from 1 to 7 millimeters in length. They can live several months without a blood meal." (CDC Photo)

Close-Up
Close-Up

CLOSE-UP of bedbug. "Bed bugs are experts at hiding," according to the CDC. "They hide during the day in places such as seams of mattresses, box springs, bed frames, headboards, dresser tables, cracks or crevices, behind wallpaper, and under any clutter or objects around a bed. Their small flat bodies allow them to fit into the smallest of spaces and they can remain in place for long periods of time, even without a blood meal. Bed bugs can travel over 100 feet in one night, but they tend to live within 8 feet of where people sleep." (CDC Photo)

Posted on Monday, December 6, 2010 at 6:13 PM
 
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