Cockroach infestation on seagoing ships.

  title={Cockroach infestation on seagoing ships.},
  author={Marcus Oldenburg and Xaver Baur},
  journal={Archives of environmental & occupational health},
  volume={63 1},
Cockroaches are detected ashore worldwide. At present, little is known about cockroach infestation on ships. The authors' objective in this study was to assess the current prevalence of cockroach infestation on seagoing vessels. In August 2005, port officials investigated cockroach infestation on 59 ships in Hamburg's port via standardized procedures (ie, illuminating hiding places and using pyrethrum spray). About 3 minutes after illumination or chemical provocation, the inspectors counted the… CONTINUE READING

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