Case Study Finds Severe Anemia Caused by Bed Bugs

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Submitted by BedBug Central on Thu, 2009-09-17 11:55


A recent article published in the Canadian Medical Association Journal found that prolonged exposure to a bed bug infestation caused severe anemia (i.e., low red blood count) in a hospitalized patient.
New York vs. Bed Bugs, a bed bug policy advocacy group, interviewed lead-author of the study Dr. Stephen W. Hwang. Dr. Hwang's findings in the study highlight the health effects of bed bugs on vulnerable populations. To read the interview, click here.
View the technical findings of the case study by clicking here Severe Anemia From Bed Bugs, by Dr. Stephen W. Hwang, MD MPH and co-author M. Jane Pritchard, MD.



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