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PackTite Passive Bed Bug Monitor question

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  1. bugged-cdn

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    Posted 5 years ago
    Mon Jul 21 2014 15:35:24
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    Do people who set up these monitors usually find out that they have BB by checking the monitor and finding evidence earlier than through waking up with new bites?

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    Posted 5 years ago
    Mon Jul 21 2014 15:42:39
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    Hi,

    Bites are not reliable or accurate so yes people do notice their signs on the detection skirt before confirming skin reactions.

    The best illustration however are the hotels who use a system based on them to detect infestations prior to guest complaints.

    Hope that helps.

    David Cain
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    Posted 5 years ago
    Mon Jul 21 2014 15:50:03
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    It does, thanks. I'm looking at your pictures re: optimal placement. I think I have it figured out.

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    Posted 5 years ago
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    Follow up question. I'm reading the 14-day treatment protocol. I wonder if you could help me understand the reasons behind:

    It is important that you do not attempt this procedure in the following circumstances:

    - If you have been repeatedly treated for bedbugs using chemical, thermal or steam treatments and the bedbugs have returned after a period of no activity

    - If you have experienced continual infestation for more than 6 months

    - If you have not confirmed the infestation through the presence of
    - Live samples
    - Cast skins
    - Faecal traces

    Why wouldn't the passive monitors work under these circumstances? Thank you.


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