Importance of Rodent Control for public health

New Rodent Control Technology Can Improve Public Health

For millennia, people have understood that rodents serve as one of the biggest disease transmission threats in the animal kingdom. Rodent-borne diseases have killed millions in history. During the Black Plague in the 1300s, rats helped to spread disease that killed between one-third and one half of Europe.

As modern civilisation once again feels the threat of a pandemic, we work hard to make sure that rodents do not become as dangerous to the future as they have been in the past.

The Dangers of Rodent Infestations

Across the globe, rats and mice can spread up to 35 known diseases. In many cases, they do not carry the disease in their body. Fleas, ticks, and other parasitical insects that live in their fur actually spread the diseases. Other diseases are directly carried by rodents.

Diseases indirectly carried by rodents include:

  • West Nile Virus
  • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever
  • Lyme Disease
  • Murine Typhus
  • Scrub Typhus
  • Powassan Virus
  • Sylvatic Typhus
  • La Crosse Encephalitis
  • Human Granulocytic Anaplasmosis

Rodents can also spread disease directly to humans. These include:

  • Plague
  • Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome
  • Rat Bite Fever
  • Omsk Hemorrhagic Fever
  • Salmonellosis
  • Leptospirosis
  • Lassa Fever
  • Tularemia

Regardless of how they are transmitted, these rodent-borne diseases can cause great suffering and even death. Curtailing rodents is a first step toward preventing future rodent-borne outbreaks of dangerous diseases.

How Our Technology Can Help

Our technology enhances current efforts to track and eliminate rodents. With our product, Pest Management Professionals can use our devices to track the consumption of bait and target traffic in their stations.

The RodentSensor System helps you to determine how effective your rodent elimination stations are in delivering rodenticides to the most amount of pests as possible. From this device, your real-time rodent data helps you to determine the best locations for control stations.

Advanced technology means enhanced reduction of disease-bearing rodent populations.

Disease Control Needs Moving Forward

Over the next several years, we expect disease control and prevention to emerge as a priority in public health, social, economic, and even national security planning. Using the latest technology will help disease-controlling institutions to prevent future outbreaks or at least reduce their capacity to wreak havoc.

The RodentSensor System and other related products serve as a vital way to make sure that disease and rodent control is as effective and as efficient as possible.

Start using Real-Time Rodent Data

Contact us if you have any questions about our Rodent Monitoring system. Call, email, or send us a message. Our friendly and capable staff will respond as quickly as possible.

If you are ready to enhance your company’s pest control efforts, check out our Pilot Program.

RodentSensor is now offering Pest Control companies the opportunity to be involved in the first large scale deployment of the Smart Rodent Sensor. The Smart Rodent Sensor is the first in the world to monitor bait consumption alongside rodent activity.

We would like to know how we can develop our product to meet the needs of pest control technicians all over the world! We are committed to working alongside pest control companies to make sure we develop products that can save you money and give peace of mind.

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