Different list of Disease and their Agent

Different list of Disease and their Agent

* Disease caused by Viruses *

  1. Chickenpox – It is caused by Varicella-zoster virus.
  2. Small Pox – It is caused by the Variola virus.
  3. Common Cold -It is caused by Rhinovirus.
  4. AIDS (Acquired Immuno Deficiency Syndrome) – It is caused by Human Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
  5. Measles -It is caused by the Measles virus.
  6. Mumps -It is caused by Mumps virus.
  7. Rabies – It is caused by the Rabies virus (Rhabdoviridae family).
  8. Dengue fever -It is caused by the Dengue virus.
  9. Viral encephalitis – It is an inflammation of the brain. It is caused by the rabies virus, Herpes simplex, poliovirus, measles virus, and JC virus.

*Disease caused by Bacteria*

  1. Whooping Cough – It is caused by a bacterium called Bordetella pertussis.
  2. Diphtheria – It is caused by Corynebacterium diphtheria.
  3. Cholera – It is caused by Vibrio cholera.
  4. Leprosy – It is caused by Mycobacterium leprae.
  5. Pneumonia– It is caused by Streptococcus pneumonia.
  6. Tetanus – It is caused by Clostridium tetani.
  7. Typhoid – It is caused by Salmonella typhi.
  8. Tuberculosis – It is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
  9. Plague – It is caused by Yersinia pestis.

*Disease Caused by Protozoans*

  1. Malaria: It is spread by Anopheles mosquitoes. The Plasmodium parasite that causes malaria is neither a virus nor a bacteria
  2. Amoebic dysentery: It is caused by Entamoebahistolytica.
  3. Sleeping sickness: It is caused by Trypanosomabrucei.

*Disease Caused by Worms*

  1. Tapeworm: They are intestinal parasites. It cannot live on its own. It survives within the intestine of an animal including a human.
  2. Filariasis: It is caused by a thread.
  3. Pinworm: It is caused by a small, thin, white roundworm called Enterobiusvermicularis.