Pic of possible fecal marks on blanket(3 posts)
For about a month now I've been trying to figure out what's biting me. I've been faithfully checking my Climb-Ups for about three weeks now, and haven't found anything but some tiny spiders and what I think are thrips or springtails. I hadn't seen any other evidence of BBs. I had a local PCO come and check and he didn't see anything (in the 10-15 minutes he was here). I was beginning to breathe a lot easier.
Then this morning I found black marks on top of the blanket on our bed. I had put this blanket on the bed clean two nights ago, so I can't imagine what else it would be. (See picture.) Is there some way I can tell for sure if this is bedbug feces? I had read somewhere to put saliva on a cotton swab and wipe the mark with it, which I tried, but I couldn't tell that it did much (maybe because this is on a fuzzy blanket?).
The PCO I'm now talking to is about 2 hours away (closest one who does heat treatment). Maybe I'll just cut that piece out of the blanket and send it to him. Would he be able to tell?
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The colour is wrong for faecal material. That mark was made by something that is black rather than processed blood which as an organic material does not have a 100% uniform colour.
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