Bed bugs can survive and remain active at temperatures as low as 7°C (46°F), but they die when their body temperatures reaches 45°C (113°F). To kill bed bugs with heat, the room must be even hotter to ensure sustained heat reaches the bugs no matter where they are hiding. Common bed bugs are found almost anywhere their host can live.
That being said, if you know you react to bed bug bites and perform inspections on the beds in the home and use the 50-60 day rule, there is a good chance that the bugs have in fact been eliminated.
Is it possible that there is/was just one bed bug, yes. Is it possible that there might be more bed bugs, yes. If your work place has bed bugs, then you probably know what they are, but if you should see another bug at your home, please try to catch it, take a picture of it, and post it here for a definitive ID by one of the experts.
Note: Much like bites, blood stains alone are not enough to know whether you have bed bugs. They are just one piece of the puzzle. Bed Bug Symptom #3: Shed/Cast Bed Bug Skins. As baby bed bugs (nymphs) move toward adulthood, they shed their skin a total of 5 times before reaching maturity - once at each new developmental stage.
Saw a SINGLE bed bug. Inspected thoroughly and no other signs. What next? I'm in the same boat.a few months ago we found one adult female (ugh) and no other signs. Keep your eyes peeled for the fecal matter and other signs of a bed bug infestation.
They say there is only three species of the bed bug, when at the moment in new york there is actually a new type of looking bed bug not like any other normal ones that are ¼ inch long, oval, reddish-brown, and wingless. Their body is very flat, and they possess long, slender legs and antennae.