Daling with Mouse damage? (Not the computer kind)

From: Joe R. <rigdonj_at_cfl.rr.com>
Date: Sat Nov 20 21:12:16 2004

At 05:44 PM 11/20/04 -0500, you wrote:
>At 17:09 20/11/2004 -0500, you wrote:
>> Right off the bat I'd be pretty careful of that, in terms of the various
>>(some pretty hideous) diseases that rodents carry with them - HantaVirus
>>comes immediately to mind.
>> Me, I'da left the damn thing right where it was... yuk!
>Thats a good point...
>I had no idea it was so bad until I opened it up. Had I known, I might have
>left it as well. I hate to toss it, as it's pretty old, but you are right -
>I do have to consider the health risk.
>Other than gloves, mask and open-air venting, what precautions can be taken.

  Use strong antibiological soap. Beta-dine or something similar. Maybe even diluted bleach.

>Is it worth trying to rescue, or should I dump it asap. Interested in opinions.

  You're already into it now and have already ben exposed to anything it carries. I'd go ahead and clean it up enough to test it and then decide if it's worth repairing/restoring.


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