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Veterinary Public Health Program
313 N Figueroa St. Rm 1127
Los Angeles, CA 90012
Tel (213) 288-7060
Fax (213) 481-2375
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Zoonotic Rodent Diseases


rat being heldRodents can make a wonderful addition to your family. As with many animals, rodents often carry many diseases that you should be aware of before adding this critter to your home.


What are some diseases that humans can get from rodents


Rodents may carry many diseases that have the ability to infect humans. Click on the links below to learn more about specific diseases rodents may carry: