Estimating Bed Bug Infestations

Underside of Immature Bed Bug

People who discover bed bugs in their home often wonder when the bugs were introduced. This is an important question as it could shed light on where the bugs originated by matching the timeframe of the infestation with overnight stays or visitation by guests. For small numbers of bed bugs, estimates can be relatively accurate. For large numbers (over 100), a minimum time can be set but the range of possible introduction dates would be quite large.

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Source: Living With Insects Blog

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