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Could bed bugs spread through clothes or car seats?

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Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Possible. Cimex lectularius or the bed bug is a parasite that is nocturnal.
It can be transported on your clothing, luggage, second hand furniture etc. You can even get it using public transportation. It can go up to a year without feeding, so that allows it to just sit and wait until it catches a ride on something or someone. If you live in an apartment complex it may move from one unit to >>.

In brief: That is

Possible. Cimex lectularius or the bed bug is a parasite that is nocturnal.
It can be transported on your clothing, luggage, second hand furniture etc. You can even get it using public transportation. It can go up to a year without feeding, so that allows it to just sit and wait until it catches a ride on something or someone. If you live in an apartment complex it may move from one unit to >>.
Dr. Heidi Fowler
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Dr. Heidi Fowler
It is an insidious problem. It hides in crevices during the day. At night it is attracted to the carbon dioxide that humans exhale as well the warmth emitted by our bodies. It comes out to feed on our blood.
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