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Fecal Stain ID Please

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  1. Travelchecking

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    Posted 1 month ago
    Sat May 25 2019 13:39:07
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    We are at a vacation rental in North Carolina and saw the following rust colored stains on the inside of a mattress. Are these bed bug fecal stains? They are a rust/brown color. The stains make the part of the mattress affected slightly rough to the touch. I wetted the stains with water and rubbed them; I was not able to get the stains to smudge or smear, however I don't know whether that might be the case with old/dried bb fecal stains. Does this seem like bedbugs?

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/paranoidmover/47929857718/in/dateposted-public/

    https://www.flickr.com/photos/paranoidmover/47929863956/in/dateposted-public

    Thank you so much in advance for your assistance!

  2. bed-bugscouk

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    Posted 1 month ago
    Sat May 25 2019 14:24:54
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    Hi,

    Far too orange to be bedbug or blood. If you look at the example images you can see the fine detail is wrong.

    Hope that helps.

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