Video: Bed Bug DNA Sampling

Video: Bed Bug DNA Sampling

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Dr. Kate Johnson, Research Associates, discusses how the DNA fingerprinting process works for bed bugs.

January 2, 2012

Texas A&M's Mike Merchant recently had the opportunity to visit with scientists at Research Associates Labs in Addison, Texas. Merchant learned about a new application of DNA fingerprinting that he believes could have exciting uses in the pest control industry. Merchant recently chatted with one of Research Associates' scientists, Dr. Kate Johnson, who was explaining the service to PMPs attending the first ever Bed Bug Academy of the Southwest sponsored by the Texas Pest Control Association. See what Dr. Johnson had to say in the following video.


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