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Bacteria Diseases

microbiology, causative agent, scientific names and/or common names

boils, pimples, abscesses Staphylococcus Aureus, Staphylococcus epidermidis
impetigo Streptococcus pyogenes
pseudomonas infection Pseudomonas aeruginosa
acne Propionibacter acnes
bacterial meningitis Hemophilis influenzae, Neisseria meningitidis, Streptococcus pyogenes
listerosis Listeria monocytogenes
tetanus Clostridium tetani ("lockjaw")
botulism Clostridium botulinum
leprosy Mycobacterium leprae
peripheral fever Streptococcus pyogenes
endocarditis Staphylococcus aureus
rheumatic fever Streptococcus pyogenes
tularemia Franciella tularensis
brucellosis Brucella abortus
anthrax Bacillus anthracis
gas gangrene Clostridium perfringens
plague Ysernia pestis ("Black Death")
relapsing fever Borrelia recurrensis
lyme disease Borrelia burgdorferi ("Bull's Eye rash")
endemic typhus Rickettsia prowazekii
rocky mountain spotted fever Rickettsia rickettsii
strep throat Streptococcus pyogenes
scarlett fever Streptococcus pyogenes
diphtheria Corynebacterium diptheria ("pseudomembrane")
otidis media (earache) Streptococcus pneumoniae, Hemophilus influenzae, M. catarrhalis, Streptococcus pyogenes, S. aureus
pertussis Bordetella pertusis ("whooping cough")
tuberculosis Mycobacterium tuberculosis ("consumption")
bacterial pneumonias Streptococcus pneumoniae, Hemophilus influenzae, Mycoplasma pneumoniae ("walking" pneumonia),Chlamydia pneumoniae
legionaire's disease Legionella pneumophila
dental caries Streptococcus mutans
peridontal disease Treponema denticola
Staphylococcal poisoning Staphylococcus aureus
shigellosis Shigella dysentariae ("Bacillary dysentery")
salmonellosis Salmonella typhimurim ("salmonella gastroenteritis")
typhoid fever Salmonella typhi
cholera Vibrio cholerae ("rice water" stools)
traveler's diarrhea E. coli (O157:H7) (E. coli gastroenteritis)
peptic ulcers Helicobacter pylori
leptospirosis Leptospira interogans
the "clap" Neisseria gonorrhoeae (Gonorrhoea)
nongonoccal urethritis Chlamydia trachomatis (most prevalent STD), Mycolplasma hominus, Ureaplasma urelyticus
syphilis Treponema pallidum
PID (pelvic inflammatory disease) Neisseria gonorrhoeae, Chlamydia trachomatis, Mycolplasma hominus, Ureaplasma urelyticus
chancroid Hemophilis ducreyi
bacterial vaginosis Candida albicans, Trichomonas vaginalis, Garduerella vaginalis
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