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Having been plauged by the dastarldy bugers in Thailand, all i can say is CLEAN CLEAN CLEAN. Sweep all surfaces to ensure that traces of ood have been removed (breadcrumbs, peelings of fruit or veg etc.) and then wipe down with neat bleach. Not that the bleach will do you any good, the likiliehood of being infectd by anything nasty will be reduced.
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Cleaning makes a bigger difference when you have the giant tropical kind. We had those in Arizona, probably similar to the Thai roaches. They lived in the sewer systems, so the locals called them "water bugs". They loved to eat bananas. Their scat around my bananas on the counter was so big, I initially thought I had a mouse problem. Extermination worked there. One friend of mine had an exterminator in and the guy (to provide some additional protection) sprayed down the sewer in front of her house. Millions of them ran up and she had to sprint up the driveway to avoid being attacked.
Now these northern little buggers, are usually a little smaller. One in a bathtub can breed enough to fill the bathtub in less than 48 hours so that a board over the top is lifting off. As well, in the food department, one of these guys can live off of the glue on a postage stamp for 2 weeks.
I have also opted to educate myself on household molds, lice, and thank god I haven't experienced this one yet, but since I do a bit of business travel and stay in hotels, bed bugs. Now those things are nasty. There is no solution there but to burn your furniture, move out or sell and begin fresh.
Best of luck.