• By Deborah Balzer

Mayo Clinic Minute: Bedbugs Color Preferences

April 29, 2016

a closeup of a bedbug on a piece of cardboard

Bedbugs, according to a recent study published in the Journal of Medical Entomology, have particular likes and dislikes when it comes to color.  Mayo Clinic parasitologist Dr. Bobbi Pritt says she is not surprised by the findings, and it's likely an evolutionary coping mechanism. Vivien Williams explains in this Mayo Clinic Minute.

Watch: The Mayo Clinic Minute

Journalists: Broadcast-quality video pkg (1:07) is in the downloads. Read the script.

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The Pesky Facts About Bedbugs (April 28, 2016)

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