Tag Archives: disease

Disease & Pests

Pests are known to be carriers or vectors of pathogenic (disease-causing) microorganisms. Diseases are caused by and spread by parasitic worms, mites, bacteria, viruses and protozoa.

Dysentry, Typhoid, Salmonella, Plague, E-coli, Tape-worms, and the list goes on and on.

Pests & Disease Risk

salmonella and pest disease

Disease Risk From Pests In Your Home What Pests, Carry & Spread Disease? Pests associated with the transmission of diseases to humans include rodents, insects, and birds. Some pests are more critical than others with respect to disease. For this reason, we shall quickly separate pests into three groups. Pests of medical importance, pests of economic importance and […]

Salmonella & Pests

salmonella and pest disease

Salmonella and Pest Control What Is Salmonella? Salmonella is a species of bacteria of which there are over 3000 known strains. It gets its name from the American vet, Daniel Elmer Salmon (1850-1914). Is Salmonella Dangerous? Not all strains or varieties of the bacteria are considered dangerous to humans. Unfortunately, some are so significant that […]