Cimex lectularius

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Synonyms for Cimex lectularius

bug of temperate regions that infests especially beds and feeds on human blood

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Detection of seminal fluid proteins in the bed bug, Cimex lectularius, using two-dimensional gel electrophoresis and mass spectrometry.
Sensitivity to bites by the bed bug, Cimex lectularius.
Practical solutions for treating laundry infested with Cimex lectularius (Hemiptera: Cimicidae).
Phylogenetic characterization of Wolbachia symbionts infecting Cimex lectularius L.
The bed bug - official name cimex lectularius - can cause such extreme irritation that victims find it difficult to sleep and are left feeling listless.
Researchers at UCC who identified the insect as cimex lectularius said it can also carry diseases such as yellow fever and relapsing fever.
As warm housing was largely a preserve of the rich into the post-medieval period, Cimex lectularius represents one of those benefits which have been cascaded down through society.
Caption: Three to 12 minutes is enough for Cimex lectularius to use its long piercing mouthparts (shown in a false-color image) for a stealthy blood heist.
The relation between Cimex lectularius antigen and bronchial asthma in Egypt.
The phylogenetic associations were constructed in MEGA5, using the Neighbor-Joining method (Saitou & Nei 1987) with Kimura's 2-parameter correction (Kimura 1980) with bootstrapping (1000 replicates) and MLST sequences from the nematode, Brugia malayi (Brug) (Spirurida: Onchoceridae), and Cimex lectularius L.
Named Cimetics, from the Latin Cimex lectularius for 'bed bug,' and led by Senior Executives Michael Eisenberg and Ken Mead, Cimetics is an affiliate of Harvard Maintenance, Inc.
The common bedbug Cimex lectularius Linnaeus 1758 (Hemiptera: Cimicidae) is a globally re-emerging pest of serious public health concern.