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BED BUG HOME PAGE

Welcome to the Department of Medical Entomology, ICPMR, Westmead Hospital, Bed Bug web site. Bed Bugs during the early part of the 21st Century have undergone a massive resurgence and there has been a notable lack of quality information available on this re-emerging public health pest. This web site is thus dedicated to the management of Bed Bugs. Just click on the buttons to the left to access the information.

LATEST RELEASE (Mar 2013):

'A Code of Practice for the Control of Bed Bug
Infestations in Australia' (4th Edition), &


'A Bed Bug Management Policy & Procedural Guide
for Accommodation Providers'
.

Click on the covers below to access the documents

Click here for the 'Guidelines for the Establishment and Management of AEPMA Code of Practice Working Parties'

Click here to access the Third Edition of The Code of Practice for the Control of Bed Bug Infestatons in Australia.

Click here to access the Second Edition of The Code of Practice for the Control of Bed Bug Infestations in Australia.

Click here to access the First Edition of The Code of Practice for the Control of Bed Bug Infestations in Australia.

A bed infested with bed bugs

bed bug bite reaction

First Published 14/Oct/2005
All information, photographs and fact sheets are copyright the Department of Medical Entomology