While histoplasmosis in not a fun guy, it is caused by a fungi. A very dangerous fungi called histoplasma capsulatum that can make anyone sick.
There are times in life where we all think, “that won’t happen to me.” But, as we all know, l[...]
In the bat world we are very familiar with the fact that in the Mississippi River Valley Histoplasmosis is very common. However, many people who have lived here all their lives have no idea what it is or how people get it. Even members of the[...]
Histoplasmosis is something that we at Get Bats Out feel like experts on. But even when you feel like an expert on a subject, there is information that comes along that can humble you.
Cause of Histoplasmosis
Histoplasmosis is caused by breathi[...]
We often are asked why cleaning up bat guano is so dangerous. This question usually follows someone telling us they have been sweeping up bat guano for months and us telling them to stop.
Bat guano cleanup is something we have many, many years [...]
Bat feces cleanup is no one’s idea of a good time. Let’s just be real about that. As the old adage goes, “it’s a dirty job, but someone has to do it”. And besides, hard work is good for a person.
We have done extensive guano clean[...]
The home inspections we do allow us a small glimpse into some extraordinary people and their extraordinary stories. On a recent inspection we met a man with a very interesting life story that had landed him in a wheelchair.
He was fortunate eno[...]
You’ve heard the horror stories about what happens once the news gets hold of a story about bats in hospitals or other public buildings. There is no reason to let a bat create that much chaos if you catch the problem early and get ahead of it[...]