Diagnosing Bed Bugs

Diagnosing Bed Bugs

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Rachael Grad
Feb 1, 2010

The New Yorker profiles Carolyn Klass, Cornell University's diagnostician for insect pests. Klass has been diagnosing bugs for 38 years, and in recent years has seen a huge increase in bed bug inquiries and identifications. You can send in your bugs to Klass' Cornell lab and have them identified for $25.

Have you used a mail-in pest identification service? A quick search found a few options including Cornell's Diagnostic Laboratory and UW-Madison Department of Entomology's Insect Diagnostic Lab. Read more about bed bug diagnosing in The New Yorker article "The Bedbug Decider."

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Image: Tom Bachtell via The New Yorker

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