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Can a exposure to the German Cockroach cause any of the

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Can a long exposure to the German Cockroach cause any of the following: a bacterial infection, allergies, or even an illness that would cause a seizure?
neuromd2012 :

Welcome, as an Internist I will try to answer your Medical Question, for informational purposes only, please see your doctor as needed.

neuromd2012 :

Hello. I am not an entimologist

neuromd2012 :

but did look up this issue in my archives.

neuromd2012 :

supposedly, the german cockroach can carry a variety of bacteria, including E coli, Shigella, and salmonella. It has however, not been linked to any specific human disease, including CNS diseases that might give rise to a seizure disorder

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please get back to me to discuss this further if I can help Dr Frank t

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