Bed Bug Control in Residences

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Abstract:

This two-page document educates people about how to safely control bed bugs in the home. It provides basic information about bed bugs, including where they hide and where they may be found. The document explains how people con control bed bugs by themselves by setting up a "clean zone," and advises people how to kill bed bugs by hand. It provides tips on vacuuming, laundering, and using steam, freezing, mattress encasements, dry heat treatment, and insecticides. It identifies actions that are unsafe and should not be taken in the home. Contacts for more information are provided.

Author(s):
Minnesota Department of Agriculture
Country of Origin:
United States
Medical Reviewer:
Coming soon
Other Reviewer:
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Development Method:
Resource developed in English and translated into other languages
Translation Method:
Company review
A qualified translation company performed an independent review by a second translator, and a client advocate.
Community Participation:
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Country:
N/A
Population:
N/A
Resource Creation Date:
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Copyright:
Licensed by Creative Commons
Last Reviewed by Author(s):
1/1/2013
Record Last Updated:
3/10/2017

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