The first comprehensive scholarly treatment of bed bugs since 1966 This book updates and expands on existing material on bed bugs with an emphasis on the worldwide resurgence of both the common bed bug, Cimex lectularius L., and the tropical bed bug, Cimex hemipterus (F.). It incorporates extensive new data from a wide range of basic and applied research, as well as the recently observed medical, legal, and regulatory impacts of bed bugs. Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs offers new information on the basic science and advice on using applied management strategies and bed bug bioassay techniques. It also presents cutting-edge information on the major impacts that bed bugs have had on the medical, legal, housing and hotel industries across the world, as well as their impacts on public health.
Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs offers chapters that cover the history of bed bugs; their global resurgence; their impact on society; their basic biology; how to manage them; the future of these pests; and more.
Provides up-to-date information for the professional pest manager on bed bug biology and management Features contributions from 60 highly experienced and widely recognized experts, with 48 unique chapters A one-stop-source that includes historic, technical, and practical information Serves as a reference book for academic researchers and students alike Advances in the Biology and Management of Modern Bed Bugs is an essential reference for anyone who is impacted by bed bugs or engaged in managing bed bugs, be it in an academic, basic or applied scientific setting, or in a public outreach, or pest management role, worldwide.
Stephen L. Doggett
, Dini M. Miller
, Chow-Yang Lee
Country of Publication:
06 April 2018
Professional and scholarly
List of Contributors xix Foreword xxiii Acknowledgments xxv Introduction 1 Stephen L. Doggett, Dini M. Miller and Chow-Yang Lee Part I Bed Bugs in Society 7 1 Bed Bugs Through History 9 Michael F. Potter 2 Bed Bugs in Popular Culture 27 Stephen L. Doggett and David Cain Part II The Global Bed Bug Resurgence 43 3 The Bed Bug Resurgence in North America 45 Dini M. Miller 4 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Latin America 51 Roberto M. Pereira, Ana Eugenia de Carvalho Campos, Joao Justi (Jr.) and Marcio R. Lage 5 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Europe and Russia 59 Richard Naylor, Ond?ej Balvin, Pascal Delaunay, and Mohammad Akhoundi References 66 6 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Asia 69 Chow?Yang Lee, Motokazu Hirao, Changlu Wang, and Yijuan Xu 7 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Australia 81 Stephen L. Doggett and Toni Cains 8 The Bed Bug Resurgence in Africa 87 Josephus Fourie and Dionne Crafford 9 The Bed Bug Resurgence in the Indian Subcontinent 95 Anil S. Rao and Joshua A. Rao 10 The Bed Bug Resurgence in the Middle East 101 Odelon Del Mundo Reyes Part III Bed Bug Impacts 107 11 Dermatology and Immunology 109 Shelley Ji Eun Hwang, Stephen L. Doggett and Pablo Fernandez?Penas 12 Bed Bugs and Infectious Diseases 117 Stephen L. Doggett 13 Mental Health Impacts 127 Stephane Perron, Genevieve Hamelin and David Kaiser 14 Miscellaneous Health Impacts 133 Stephen L. Doggett 15 Fiscal Impacts 139 Stephen L. Doggett, Dini M. Miller, Karen Vail and Molly S. Wilson Part IV Bed Bug Biology 149 16 Bed Bug Biology 151 Sophie E.F. Evison, William T. Hentley, Rebecca Wilson, and Michael T. Siva?Jothy 17 Chemical Ecology 163 Gerhard Gries 18 Population Genetics 173 Warren Booth, Coby Schal and Edward L. Vargo 19 Physiology 183 Joshua B. Benoit 20 Symbionts 193 Mark Goodman 21 Bed Bug Laboratory Maintenance 199 Mark F. Feldlaufer, Linda?Lou O'Connor and Kevin R. Ulrich Part V Bed Bug Management 209 22 Bed Bug Industry Standards: Australia 211 Stephen L. Doggett 23 Bed Bug Industry Standards: Europe 217 Richard Naylor 24 Bed Bug Industry Standards: USA 221 Jim Fredericks 25 A Pest Control Company Perspective 225 Joelle F. Olson, Mark W. Williams and David G. Lilly 26 Prevention 233 Molly S. Wilson 27 Detection and Monitoring 241 Richard Cooper and Changlu Wang 28 Non?chemical Control 257 Stephen A. Kells 29 Insecticide Resistance 273 Alvaro Romero 30 Chemical Control 285 Chow?Yang Lee, Dini M. Miller and Stephen L. Doggett 31 Limitations of Bed Bug Management Technologies 311 Stephen L. Doggett and Mark F. Feldlaufer 32 Bed Bug Education 323 Jody Gangloff?Kaufmann, Allison Taisey Allen and Dini M. Miller Part VI Bed Bug Control in Specific Situations 331 33 Low?income Housing 333 Richard Cooper and Changlu Wang 34 Multi?Unit Housing 341 Dini M. Miller 35 Shelters 347 Molly S. Wilson 36 Hotels 351 David Cain 37 Healthcare Facilities 357 Stephen L. Doggett 38 Aircraft 363 Adam Juson and Catherine Juson 39 Cruise Ships and Trains 369 David G. Lilly and Garry Jones 40 Poultry Industry 375 Allen Szalanski Part VII Legal Issues 383 41 Bed Bugs and the Law in the USA 385 Jeffrey Lipman and Dini M. Miller 42 Bed Bugs and the Law in the United Kingdom 397 Clive Boase 43 Bed Bugs and the Law in Australia 403 Toni Cains, David G. Lilly and Stephen L. Doggett 44 Bed Bugs and the Law in Asia 409 Andrew Ho?Ohara and Chow?Yang Lee 45 On Being an Expert Witness 413 Paul J. Bello and Dini M. Miller Part VIII Bed Bugs: the Future 419 46 Bed Bugs: the Future 421 Chow?Yang Lee, Dini M. Miller and Stephen L. Doggett Index 429
Editors Stephen L. Doggett, Department of Medical Entomology, NSW Health Pathology, Westmead Hospital, Westmead, Australia. Dini M. Miller, Department of Entomology, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, Virginia, USA. Chow-Yang Lee, School of Biological Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia, Penang, Malaysia.