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Animal transmitted Diseases


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Rabies. ssRNA
Rhabdovirus. Rabies Virus
Hantavirus Pulmonary Syndrome. Enveloped, ssRNA virus
Others in the family also cause HPS or hemorrhagic fever with renal syndrome (HFRS)
Hantavirus. Bunyaviridae family
Lyme Disease. Tick-borne (by Ixodes scapularis)
Rapid emergence in the U.S.
First cases were recognized in Old Lyme, CT
Borrelia burgdorferi
Plague. Rats are the primary reservoir. Fleas are the intermediate hosts and vectors
Yersinia pestis
Malaria. Caused by a sporozoan protozoan
Plasmodium vivax
PlPlasmodium falciparum
Rickettsias. Incest Transmitted disease. Typhus fever
Rickettsia prowazekii
Rocky Mountian spotted fever
Rickettsia rickettsii
human granulocytic ehrlichiosis. (HEG) Human monocytic ehrlichiosis (HME)
Ehrlichia chaffeensis, Ehrlichia equis
Coxiella burnetii
scrub typhus
Orientia tsutsugamushi
Fungal disease
Athlete's Foot. superficial mycoses
Trichophyton sp.
sporotrichosis. subcutaneous mycoses
Sporothrix schenckii
Primary histoplasmosis. Systemic mycoses
Histoplasma capsulatum
coccidioidomycosis. Systemic mycoses. CSD
Coccidioides immitis
Legionnaire's Disease and Pontiac Fever. CSD
Legionella pneumophilia
Typhoid Fever
Salmonella typhi
Vibrio cholera
giardiasis. Protozoal
Giardia lamblia (flagellate)
cryptosporidiosis. Protozoal
Cryptosporidium parvum
amebiasis(amoebic dysentary).Protozoal
Entamoeba histolytica
staphylococcal food poisoning
Staphylococcus aureus
perfringens food poisoning
Clostridium perfringens
botulism food poisoning
Clostridium botulinum
salmonellosis food poisoning
Salmonella typhi,
Salmonella typhimurium
enterotoxic E.coli (ETEC)
enterohemorrhagic E.coli (EHEC)
Coliform: travelers diarrhea
E.coli, Salmonella sp, Shigella sp.
Coliform: campylbacter
campylobacter jejuni, Campylobacter fetus
Coliform: listeriosis
Listeria monocytogenes
peptic ulcers
Helicobacter pylori
Hepatitis A. Viral ssRNA virus. Infectious hepatitis
Hepatitis B (serum hepatitis) DNA virus
Hepatitis C: (+) ssRNA. Several different genotypes. 170,000,000 world wide, 4,000,000 in U.S HCV

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