Bedbug infestations recorded in Central Italy

Parasitol Int. 2007 Mar;56(1):81-3. doi: 10.1016/j.parint.2006.12.002. Epub 2006 Dec 21.

Abstract

In summer 2003 two separate infestations due to the common bedbug (Cimex lectularius) occurred in Pisa, Italy. Cutaneous reaction was evident and one patient developed a severe bullous eruption. In both cases there was circumstantial evidence for association with international travel.

Publication types

  • Case Reports

MeSH terms

  • Animals
  • Bedbugs*
  • Bedding and Linens
  • Child
  • Czech Republic
  • Ectoparasitic Infestations* / drug therapy
  • Ectoparasitic Infestations* / pathology
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Insect Bites and Stings* / drug therapy
  • Insect Bites and Stings* / pathology
  • Insect Control
  • Italy
  • Male
  • Middle Aged
  • Nepal
  • Travel