List of Human Diseases caused by Bacteria,Virus,Fungi,Protozoa

Important Diseases and causative agents for Exam study.


Diseases caused by Bacteria

Cholera - Vibrio cholerae
Anthrax- Bacillus Anthrasis
Diphtheria - Corynebacterium diphtheriae
Leprosy - Mycobacterium leprae
Botulism - Clostridium botulinum
Syphilis - Treponema pallidum
Tetanus - Clostridium tetani
Trachoma - Chlamydia trachomatis
Tuberculosis -  Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Typhoid fever - Salmonella typhi.
Whooping cough- Bordetella pertussis


Diseases caused by Virus

AIDS - Human Immunodeficiency Virus(HIV)
Influenza - Influenza virus
Mumps- Mumps Virus
Polio - Polio Virus
Chicken Pox - Varicella zoster virus
Small Pox - 
Measles- Measles Virus
Dengue fever - Dengue Virus
Chikungunya  - Chikungunya virus.
Hepatitis
Rabies - Rabies virus
SARS - SARS coronavirus


Diseases caused by Fungi

Athlete's foot -  caused by the mold known as Epidermophyton floccosum


Diseases caused by Protozoa

Malaria -   Plasmodium vivax
Amoebic dysentery -  Entamoeba histolytica


Diseases caused by flatworms and roundworms

Filariasis - parasitic disease caused by an infection with roundworms of the Filarioidea type
Hookworm disease- Ancylostoma duodenale
Roundworm disease- Ascaris lumbricoides
Blood fluke disease- Schistossoma mansoni
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