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Information on Bed Bugs

“Bed Bugs during the early part of the 21st Century have undergone a massive resurgence …” according to the Department of Medical Entomology at Westmead Hospital (Sydney).

Bed-bug-Cimex-lectulariusWestmead Hospital through a specialised website provides information about the management and control of bed bugs. A guide ‘A Bed Bug Management Policy & Procedural Guide for Accommodation Providers’ is available for download.

The Department of Medical Entomology at Westmead Hospital is a joint facility of the University of Sydney and the Institute of Clinical Pathology and Medical Research (ICPMR). The Department is part of the Centre for Infectious Diseases and Microbiology Laboratory Services (CIDMLS) and is the only Hospital/Academic Department of Medical Entomology anywhere in Australia.