Do cockroaches spread diseases?
Different forms of gastroenteritis (food poisoning, dysentery, diarrhea, etc.) appear to be the principal diseases transmitted by cockroaches. These disease-causing organisms are carried on the legs and bodies of cockroaches, and are deposited on food and utensils as cockroaches forage.

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1. What is the best way to monitor cockroach populations?
2. What can I do to help minimize or get rid of cockroaches?
3. Do cockroaches spread diseases?
4. My rental unit has cockroaches, what should I do?
5. Can Tri-County Health Department make my landlord get rid of cockroaches in my rental property?
6. What is a good pest control company?
7. How long after an exterminator visits and sprays/places traps/etc. should it take cockroaches to die off completely?