Tag: Salmonella

Norway rat, illustrated for the Truman's Guide. (Art: North Coast Media)

Rats and disease

November 8, 2017 By
Rats invade millions of homes — and are capable of transmitting deadly disease. During a suspected rat infestation inspection, pest management professionals (PMPs) will find them living in attics, basements and warehouses. Rats often raid kitchens, crawl around electrical wires... Read more»
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James Rodriguez

Tips & Tricks: How to Protect Against Rodent-Transmitted Diseases

March 12, 2015 By
The threat of infectious disease was all over the media this past fall with the Ebola virus, but don’t forget the diseases carried, transmitted and spread by rodents. Salmonella, leptospirosis, Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome and plague are still common rodent-transmitted diseases.... Read more»

Bird-dropping cleanup is no game

August 10, 2013 By
Badminton is affected by the recent outbreak of bird flu in China. High-quality, professional badminton shuttlecocks (birdies) are made from cork, leather and 16 white goose feathers. Badminton aficionados in China are experiencing a 10-percent increase of shuttlecock prices because... Read more»
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