Mice are one of the most dangerous pests that transmit deadly diseases. Some are,
Lymphocytic a disease that relates to lymphocytes – lymphocytic leukemia
Salmonellosis a disease that causes bacterial food poisoning when food gets contaminated with infected rodent feces. This is frequently marked as Salmonella by gastroenteritis but often intricate by septicemia, meningitis, endocarditic, and various focal lesions (as in the kidneys).
Rickettsialpox a virus caused by a bacterium of the genus Rickettsia transmitted to humans by the bite of a mite of the genus Allodermanyssus living on rodents such as the house mouse. It is characterized by fever, chills, head and back ache, and a mottled rash.
Leptospirosis is characterized by jaundice and fever. It is caused by spirochetes of the genus Leptospira, and is transmitted to humans by contact with the urine of infected animals.
Rat bites fever which is caused by a bacterium of the genus Streptobacillus. It transmits two diseases namely septicemia characterized by irregular relapsing fever, rashes, muscular pain and arthritis, and great weakness, secondly a disease that is marked by quick rise of temperature, swelling of lymph glands, eruption, recurrent inflammation of the bite wound, and muscular pains in the part where the bite wound occurred and that is caused by a bacterium of the genus Spirillum called also sodoku.
Dermatitis a disease that causes irritation on the skin becomes scratchy and may develop blisters. It is caused by the bites from the mice.
Hantavirus a type of virus carried out by rodents causing severe respiratory infections in humans. In some cases it leads to hemorrhaging, kidney disease, and death.