Dormancy In The Life Of Bloodsucking Pests: Why Their Rest Period Is Longer Than Yours

Some people assume that the best bed bug treatment, or any treatment for bloodsucking pests, is to leave the place where the creatures are. Sure, that generally makes good sense, but if even one pregnant female bug travels with you, you cannot get away. Lice travel on the body. Bed bugs have been known to crawl into suitcases. Then there is the small issue with the dormancy period. You read that correctly; parasites have a dormancy period.