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Use extreme caution when cleaning rodent-infested areas. Take the
following precautions to avoid becoming infected with
When you have finished cleaning and disposing of the rodents and
other contaminated materials:
If you have an area that is heavily infested with rodents, call a
professional exterminator to remove them. You also can contact your local
health department for help.
ByHealthwise StaffPrimary Medical ReviewerE. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal MedicineSpecialist Medical ReviewerRobert L. Cowie, MB, FCP(SA), MD, MSc, MFOM - Pulmonology
Current as ofJune 4, 2014
Current as of:
June 4, 2014
E. Gregory Thompson, MD - Internal Medicine & Robert L. Cowie, MB, FCP(SA), MD, MSc, MFOM - Pulmonology
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