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Diseases Carried By Rats

Rats are one of the animals (pests) that are quite hated because they often damage various household appliances, take food, and cause disease. You need help from pest control Perth to get rid of this dangerous pest that carries many diseases. Disease through these mice can even risk the danger to life-threatening.

1. Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome. This particular disease from mice is contagious when you inhale particles from urine, feces or rat saliva in the air. You can also be infected if you touch or eat something that has been exposed to mice. If you are bitten by a mouse, that can also be a way of transmitting the virus. Early symptoms of HPS are very similar to flu symptoms. This can include fever, headache, vomiting, diarrhea or stomach pain. About 4-10 days later, the affected person may also experience coughing, shortness of breath and a buildup of fluid in the lungs.

2. Just like hantavirus, HFRS or hemorrhagic fever renal syndrome is a fever that occurs together with bleeding (hemorrhagic) and accompanied by kidney syndrome (HFRS). HFRS includes diseases such as dengue fever, epidemic dengue fever, and nephropathy epidemic. The spread of disease through mice is similar to hantavirus. This disease usually develops in the body starting from 2-8 weeks after exposure. Early symptoms can be characterized by ongoing headaches, back and stomach pain, fever, chills, nausea and blurred vision.

3. PES is generally spread in areas that are densely populated environments with poor sanitation. Complications from these mice can lead to meningitis and even death. Not just rats, animals such as rabbits, dogs, cats whose pigs have been infected with PES can be a source of transmission of this disease.

4. Rat-bite fever. The bites from a rat can cause infection by the bacteria Spirillum minus or Streptobacillus moniliformis and a common disease in North America and Asia. Disease through rats can also be transmitted through food and drinks that have been eaten or exposed to rat saliva. It can be a serious or even fatal disease when left untreated.

Pest Control itself is one of the services that you can find on our website. This service can be beneficial for you and your family, not only for health, but also for protecting your home and its contents from losses caused by pests. If you want to use the services of a professional pest exterminator, you can first consult with us to find out how to handle pests in the environment where you work.