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House Mice are Found to Carry Antibiotic Resistant Illnesses


When you have mice in your home, you might be worried about your food being ruined. However, these pests can cause you much bigger problems. Find out why you’ll need Monmouth County pest control experts to eliminate these pests as soon as possible if you have them.

Diseases That Mice Carry

Mice can spread a number of infectious diseases that could make you and your family very ill. Some of these illnesses include Salmonella, E. coli and C. difficile. These diseases can cause symptoms that range from mild to severe, and the worst cases can require hospitalization.

Mice spread these germs inside your home as they scurry around searching for food. Exposure to their feces or urine puts you at risk of catching these germs.

Antibiotic Resistance

A recent study found that some of the strains mice carry include ones that are resistant to antibiotics. This means that these diseases are much harder to treat, which could increase the risk of developing complications. Researchers studied mice that they collected from different NYC residential buildings and found these antibiotic-resistant strains among them, so it’s important to have these rodents removed from your NJ home if they have found a way inside.

If mice are living in your home, contact Allison Pest Control right away, so we can get them out of there. We provide dependable Monmouth County pest control services for NJ homeowners.

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