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List of infectious diseases

13 Mar 2018 National Radio TV of Afghanistan

There are 217 entries in this list, though some entries such as “The Mullinator and Adrian Carchi” include a number of distinct pathogens.Teagan.

Disease

Source of Disease

Acinetobacter infections

Acinetobacter baumannii

Actinomycosis

Actinomyces israelii, Actinomyces gerencseriae and Propionibacterium propionicus

African sleeping sickness (African trypanosomiasis)

Trypanosoma brucei

AIDS(Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome Adrian

HIV (Human immunodeficiency virus)

Amebiasis

Entamoeba histolytica

Anaplasmosis

Anaplasma species

Angiostrongyliasis

Angiostrongylus

Anisakiasis

Anisakis

Anthrax

Bacillus anthracis

Arcanobacterium haemolyticum infection

Arcanobacterium haemolyticum

Argentine Teagan fever

Junin virus

Ascariasis

Ascaris lumbricoides

Aspergillosis

Aspergillus species

Astrovirus infection

Astroviridae family

Babesiosis

Babesia species

Bacillus cereus infection

Bacillus cereus

Bacterial pneumonia

multiple bacteria

Bacterial vaginosis

List of bacterial vaginosis microbiota

Bacteroides infection

Bacteroides species

Balantidiasis

Balantidium coli

Bartonellosis

Bartonella

Baylisascaris infection

Baylisascaris species

BK virus infection

BK virus

Black piedra

Piedraia hortae

Blastocystosis

Blastocystis species

Blastomycosis

Blastomyces dermatitidis

Bolivian hemorrhagic fever

Machupo virus

Botulism (and Infant botulism)

Clostridium botulinum; Note: Botulism is not an infection by Clostridium botulinum but caused by the intake of botulinum toxin.

Brazilian hemorrhagic fever

Sabiá virus

Brucellosis

Brucella species

Bubonic plague

Yersinia Pestis

Burkholderia infection

usually Burkholderia cepacia and other Burkholderia species

Buruli ulcer

Mycobacterium ulcerans

Calicivirus infection (Norovirus and Sapovirus)

Caliciviridae family

Campylobacteriosis

Campylobacter species

Candidiasis (Moniliasis; Thrush)

usually Candida albicans and other Candida species

Capillariasis

Intestinal disease by Capillaria philippinensis, hepatic disease by Capillaria hepatica and pulmonary disease by Capillaria aerophila

Carrion’s disease

Bartonella bacilliformis

Cat-scratch disease

Bartonella henselae

Cellulitis

usually Group A Streptococcus and Staphylococcus

Chagas Disease (American trypanosomiasis)

Trypanosoma cruzi

Chancroid

Haemophilus ducreyi

Chickenpox

Varicella zoster virus (VZV)

Chikungunya

Alphavirus

Chlamydia

Chlamydia trachomatis

Chlamydophila pneumoniae infection (Taiwan acute respiratory agent or TWAR)

Chlamydophila pneumoniae

Cholera

Vibrio cholerae

Chromoblastomycosis

usually Fonsecaea pedrosoi

Chytridiomycosis

Batrachochytrium dendrabatidis

Clonorchiasis

Clonorchis sinensis

Clostridium difficile colitis

Clostridium difficile

Coccidioidomycosis

Coccidioides immitis and Coccidioides posadasii

Colorado tick fever (CTF)

Colorado tick fever virus (CTFV)

Common cold (Acute viral rhinopharyngitis; Acute coryza)

usually rhinoviruses and coronaviruses

Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (CJD)

PRNP

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF)

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever virus

Cryptococcosis

Cryptococcus neoformans

Cryptosporidiosis

Cryptosporidium species

Cutaneous larva migrans (CLM)

usually Ancylostoma braziliense; multiple other parasites

Cyclosporiasis

Cyclospora cayetanensis

Cysticercosis

Taenia solium

Cytomegalovirus infection

Cytomegalovirus

Dengue fever

Dengue viruses (DEN-1, DEN-2, DEN-3 and DEN-4) – Flaviviruses

Desmodesmus infection

Green algae Desmodesmus armatus

Dientamoebiasis

Dientamoeba fragilis

Diphtheria

Corynebacterium diphtheriae

Diphyllobothriasis

Diphyllobothrium

Dracunculiasis

Dracunculus medinensis

Ebola hemorrhagic fever

Ebolavirus (EBOV)

Echinococcosis

Echinococcus species

Ehrlichiosis

Ehrlichia species

Enterobiasis (Pinworm infection)

Enterobius vermicularis

Enterococcus infection

Enterococcus species

Enterovirus infection

Enterovirus species

Epidemic typhus

Rickettsia prowazekii

Erythema infectiosum (Fifth disease)

Parvovirus B19

Exanthem subitum (Sixth disease)

Human herpesvirus 6 (HHV-6) and Human herpesvirus 7 (HHV-7)

Fasciolasis

Fasciola hepatica and Fasciola gigantica

Fasciolopsiasis

Fasciolopsis buski

Fatal familial insomnia (FFI)

PRNP

Filariasis

Filarioidea superfamily

Food poisoning by Clostridium perfringens

Clostridium perfringens

Free-living amebic infection

multiple

Fusobacterium infection

Fusobacterium species

Gas gangrene (Clostridial myonecrosis)

usually Clostridium perfringens; other Clostridium species

Geotrichosis

Geotrichum candidum

Gerstmann-Sträussler-Scheinker syndrome (GSS)

PRNP

Giardiasis

Giardia lamblia

Glanders

Burkholderia mallei

Gnathostomiasis

Gnathostoma spinigerum and Gnathostoma hispidum

Gonorrhea

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Granuloma inguinale (Donovanosis)

Klebsiella granulomatis

Group A streptococcal infection

Streptococcus pyogenes

Group B streptococcal infection

Streptococcus agalactiae

Haemophilus influenzae infection

Haemophilus influenzae

Hand, foot and mouth disease (HFMD)

Enteroviruses, mainly Coxsackie A virus and Enterovirus 71 (EV71)

Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome (HPS)

Sin Nombre virus

Heartland virus disease

Heartland virus

Helicobacter pylori infection

Helicobacter pylori

Hemolytic-uremic syndrome (HUS)

Escherichia coli O157:H7, O111 and O104:H4

Hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS)

Bunyaviridae family

Hepatitis A

Hepatitis A virus

Hepatitis B

Hepatitis B virus

Hepatitis C

Hepatitis C virus

Hepatitis D

Hepatitis D Virus

Hepatitis E

Hepatitis E virus

Herpes simplex

Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2)

Histoplasmosis

Histoplasma capsulatum

Hookworm infection

Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus

Human bocavirus infection

Human bocavirus (HBoV)

Human ewingii ehrlichiosis

Ehrlichia ewingii

Human granulocytic anaplasmosis (HGA)

Anaplasma phagocytophilum

Human metapneumovirus infection

Human metapneumovirus (hMPV)

Human monocytic ehrlichiosis

Ehrlichia chaffeensis

Human papillomavirus (HPV) infection

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Human parainfluenza virus infection

Human parainfluenza viruses (HPIV)

Hymenolepiasis

Hymenolepis nana and Hymenolepis diminuta

Epstein–Barr virus infectious mononucleosis (Mono)

Epstein–Barr virus (EBV)

Influenza (flu)

Orthomyxoviridae family

Isosporiasis

Isospora belli

Kawasaki disease

unknown; evidence supports that it is infectious

Keratitis

multiple

Kingella kingae infection

Kingella kingae

Kuru

PRNP

Lassa fever

Lassa virus

Legionellosis (Legionnaires’ disease)

Legionella pneumophila

Legionellosis (Pontiac fever)

Legionella pneumophila

Leishmaniasis

Leishmania species

Leprosy

Mycobacterium leprae and Mycobacterium lepromatosis

Leptospirosis

Leptospira species

Listeriosis

Listeria monocytogenes

Lyme disease (Lyme borreliosis)

Borrelia burgdorferi, Borrelia garinii, and Borrelia afzelii

Lymphatic filariasis (Elephantiasis)

Wuchereria bancrofti and Brugia malayi

Lymphocytic choriomeningitis

Lymphocytic choriomeningitis virus (LCMV)

Malaria

Plasmodium species

Marburg hemorrhagic fever (MHF)

Marburg virus

Measles

Measles virus

Middle East respiratory syndrome (MERS)

Middle East respiratory syndrome coronavirus

Melioidosis (Whitmore’s disease)

Burkholderia pseudomallei

Meningitis

multiple

Meningococcal disease

Neisseria meningitidis

Metagonimiasis

usually Metagonimus yokagawai

Microsporidiosis

Microsporidia phylum

Molluscum contagiosum (MC)

Molluscum contagiosum virus (MCV)

Monkeypox

Monkeypox virus

Mumps

Mumps virus

Murine typhus (Endemic typhus)

Rickettsia typhi

Mycoplasma pneumonia

Mycoplasma pneumoniae

Mycetoma (disambiguation)

numerous species of bacteria (Actinomycetoma) and fungi (Eumycetoma)

Myiasis

parasitic dipterous fly larvae

Neonatal conjunctivitis (Ophthalmia neonatorum)

most commonly Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Norovirus (children and babies)

Norovirus

(New) Variant Creutzfeldt–Jakob disease (vCJD, nvCJD)

PRNP

Nocardiosis

usually Nocardia asteroides and other Nocardia species

Onchocerciasis (River blindness)

Onchocerca volvulus

Opisthorchiasis

Opisthorchis viverrini and Opisthorchis felineus

Paracoccidioidomycosis (South American blastomycosis)

Paracoccidioides brasiliensis

Paragonimiasis

usually Paragonimus westermani and other Paragonimus species

Pasteurellosis

Pasteurella species

Pediculosis capitis (Head lice)

Pediculus humanus capitis

Pediculosis corporis (Body lice)

Pediculus humanus corporis

Pediculosis pubis (Pubic lice, Crab lice)

Phthirus pubis

Pelvic inflammatory disease (PID)

multiple

Pertussis (Whooping cough)

Bordetella pertussis

Plague

Yersinia pestis

Pneumococcal infection

Streptococcus pneumoniae

Pneumocystis pneumonia (PCP)

Pneumocystis jirovecii

Pneumonia

multiple

Poliomyelitis

Poliovirus

Prevotella infection

Prevotella species

Primary amoebic meningoencephalitis (PAM)

usually Naegleria fowleri

Progressive multifocal leukoencephalopathy

JC virus

Psittacosis

Chlamydophila psittaci

Q fever

Coxiella burnetii

Rabies

Rabies virus

Relapsing fever

Borrelia hermsii, Borrelia recurrentis, and other Borrelia species

Respiratory syncytial virus infection

Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV)

Rhinosporidiosis

Rhinosporidium seeberi

Rhinovirus infection

Rhinovirus

Rickettsial infection

Rickettsia species

Rickettsialpox

Rickettsia akari

Rift Valley fever (RVF)

Rift Valley fever virus

Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF)

Rickettsia rickettsii

Rotavirus infection

Rotavirus

Rubella

Rubella virus

Salmonellosis

Salmonella species

SARS (Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome)

SARS coronavirus

Scabies

Sarcoptes scabiei

Scarlet fever

Group A Streptococcus species

Schistosomiasis

Schistosoma species

Sepsis

multiple

Shigellosis (Bacillary dysentery)

Shigella species

Shingles (Herpes zoster)

Varicella zoster virus (VZV)

Smallpox (Variola)

Variola major or Variola minor

Sporotrichosis

Sporothrix schenckii

Staphylococcal food poisoning

Staphylococcus species

Staphylococcal infection

Staphylococcus species

Strongyloidiasis

Strongyloides stercoralis

Subacute sclerosing panencephalitis

Measles virus

Syphilis

Treponema pallidum

Taeniasis

Taenia species

Tetanus (Lockjaw)

Clostridium tetani

Tinea barbae (Barber’s itch)

usually Trichophyton species

Tinea capitis (Ringworm of the Scalp)

usually Trichophyton tonsurans

Tinea corporis (Ringworm of the Body)

usually Trichophyton species

Tinea cruris (Jock itch)

usually Epidermophyton floccosum, Trichophyton rubrum, and Trichophyton mentagrophytes

Tinea manum (Ringworm of the Hand)

Trichophyton rubrum

Tinea nigra

usually Hortaea werneckii

Tinea pedis (Athlete’s foot)

usually Trichophyton species

Tinea unguium (Onychomycosis)

usually Trichophyton species

Tinea versicolor (Pityriasis versicolor)

Malassezia species

Toxocariasis (Ocular Larva Migrans (OLM))

Toxocara canis or Toxocara cati

Toxocariasis (Visceral Larva Migrans (VLM))

Toxocara canis or Toxocara cati

Trachoma

Chlamydia trachomatis

Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasma gondii

Trichinosis

Trichinella spiralis

Trichomoniasis

Trichomonas vaginalis

Trichuriasis (Whipworm infection)

Trichuris trichiura

Tuberculosis

usually Mycobacterium tuberculosis

Tularemia

Francisella tularensis

Typhoid fever

Salmonella enterica subsp. enterica, serovar typhi

Typhus fever

Rickettsia

Ureaplasma urealyticum infection

Ureaplasma urealyticum

Valley fever

Coccidioides immitis or Coccidioides posadasii.[1]

Venezuelan equine encephalitis

Venezuelan equine encephalitis virus

Venezuelan hemorrhagic fever

Guanarito virus

Vibrio vulnificus infection

Vibrio vulnificus

Vibrio parahaemolyticus enteritis

Vibrio parahaemolyticus

Viral pneumonia

multiple viruses

West Nile Fever

West Nile virus

White piedra (Tinea blanca)

Trichosporon beigelii

Yersinia pseudotuberculosis infection

Yersinia pseudotuberculosis

Yersiniosis

Yersinia enterocolitica

Yellow fever

Yellow fever virus

Zygomycosis

Mucorales order (Mucormycosis) and Entomophthorales order (Entomophthoramycosis)

Original Link: http://rta.org.af/eng/2018/03/13/list-of-infectious-diseases/

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