Bacterial Treatment Services In Cape Cod

Bacterial Cleanups For Germs & Rodent Infestations

Mold Doctors performs bacterial cleanups for homes that have been invaded by rodents (mice & rats) as well as small animal infestations (raccoons, squirrels, chipmunks, bats etc.).The affected areas of your home are usually the insulation; attic, basement, crawl spaces and knee walls. 

This type of bacterial remediation consists of removing all affected materials under a controlled condition to prevent any cross contamination. This involves setting up containment area to remove affected insulation and drywall from the affected areas using a HEPA vacuum to remove all droppings by sanitizing the infected area with Enzyme Catalyst fogging to clean the air.

It is important to ensure that your home is clear of any potential debris left behind by a rodent as the remnants left behind from these types of an infestation can be hazardous to your health.

Common Ailments Caused By Germs & Rodent Infestations

Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS)

This disease caused many deaths since it’s been identified causing flu-like systems and can lead to renal failure and respiratory distress. It can be passed through mice feces and urine that is sitting in the contaminated insulation.

Airborne Mouse Allergen

This can cause asthma when airborne in children

Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis (LCM)

This is a viral infection that occurs when breathing in the dust that contains mouse urine and droppings (insulation)

Raccoons Roundworm

Is a parasite the lives in the raccoon’s intestines it is harmless to the animal but when humans come in contact with the (raccoon droppings) the results can be fatal causing brain damage, neurological impairment, and even death. This parasite can be airborne meaning you can be affected simply by inhalation.

Bats Histoplasmosis

Is a disease you can get from exposure to bat guano it can be airborne meaning you can be affected simply by inhalation it affects the lungs.

Chipmunks Hantavirus

Is a disease you contract when you come in contact with the feces or urine it causes severe gastrointestinal discomfort and joint pain.

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