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cockroaches

insects which may carry Salmonella spp. in their gut and play a part in the spread of the disease.
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Globally, there are only 3,500 to 4,000 known species of cockroaches, a number recognized as too small in the field of entomology.
The Huddersfield court heard that the takeaway was first visited last December when a council official found dead cockroaches in the cellar.
The study, published Monday, observed three American female cockroaches and found their egg cases, or oothecae,  matured faster when the females were together than when they were isolated, (http://www.
If you have noticed an unpleasant, lingering odour under sinks, behind appliances or in store cupboards, it's time to check for signs of cockroaches.
The demand for pest control services has increased in the past few weeks in Doha with the proliferation of cockroaches in some residential and commercial buildings, according to officials of companies providing such services.
Food Poisoning: Cockroaches can carry the bacteria Salmonella, which can be transferred to foods, causing diarrhea, fever, and cramps.
COCKROACHES were found next to tubs of open ice-cream in one of Newcastle's most popular Chinese restaurants.
Perhaps I'm in a minority fortunate to know that cockroaches go way beyond the relatively low number of species that instil fear into suburbanites and could be associated with public health fears.
AN internet cafe was shut down after live cockroaches were found crawling around the kitchen when inspectors swooped.
BEING EXPOSED to particular animals such as cats and cockroaches may increase a person's risk of developing glaucoma, according to US researchers.
The traditional approach to the control of cockroaches and other residential pests has been regular spraying of pesticides by professional pest control companies and in certain cases by residents themselves (Koehler et al.
Experts have found cockroaches are losing their sweet tooth - and, as a result, it is going to make it much harder for us to deal with infestations.