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Name causative agent of:

Tuberculosis
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
Name causative agent of:

Diphtheria
Corynebacterium diphtheria
(diphtherotoxin)
Name causative agent of:

Pertussis (whooping cough)
Bordetella pertussis
Name causative agent of:

Acute pharyngitis (group strep A)
Streptococcus pyogene
Name causative agent of:

Pnuemoncoccal pnuemonia
(Typical pnuemonia)
Streptococcus pneumniae
Name causative agent of:

Legionnaires Disease
Legionella pnuemophila
Name causative agent of:

Bacterial meningitis (most common cause)
Hemophilus influenzae
Name causative agent of:

Common cold (two causes)
Rhinovirus, Adenovirus
Name causative agent of:

Chickenpox
Varicella virus
Name causative agent of:

Cryptococcusis
Filobasidiella neoforman
Name causative agent of:

Histoplasmosis
Histoplasma capsulatum
Name causative agent of:

Aspergillosis
Aspergillus fumigatus
Name causative agent of:

Pneumocytosis
Pneumocystis carnii
Name causative agent of:

Thypoid fever
Salmonella typi
Name causative agent of:

Cholera
Vibrio cholera
Name causative agent of:

Samonellosis
Salmonella (2400 known types)
Name causative agent of:

Travelers diarrhea
Escherichia coli
Name causative agent of:

Campylobacteriosis
Campylobacter jejuni
Name causative agent of:

Bacillary dysentery
Shingella dysenteriae
Name causative agent of:

Botulism
Clostridium botulinum
Name causative agent of:

Food poisoning and gas gangrene
Clostridiium perfringen
Name causative agent of:

Brucellosis
Brucella
Name causative agent of:

Enteroviral infection (2 causes)
Coxsackie virus, Echovirus
Name causative agent of:

Amoebiasis
Entamoeba histolytica
Name causative agent of:

Guardiasis
Giardia lamblia
Name causative agent of:

Cryptosporidiosis
Cryptosporidium parvum
Name causative agent of:

Gonorrhea
Neisseria gonorrhoeae
Name causative agent of:

Syphilis
Treponema pallidum
Name causative agent of:

Chlamydia
Chlamydia trachomatis
Name causative agent of:

Genital herpes
Herpes simplex virus II
Name causative agent of:

Genital warts
Papilloma virus
Name causative agent of:

Candidiasis
Candida albicans
Name causative agent of:

Trichomoniasis
Trichomonas vaginalis
Name causative agent of:

Tetanus
Clostridium tetani
Name causative agent of:

Staphylococcal disease (boils and impetigo)
Staphylococcus aureus
Name causative agent of:

Anthrax
Bacillus anthracis
Name causative agent of:

Leprosy
Mycobacterium leprae
Name causative agent of:

Ring worm (3 causes)
Microsporum, Epidermophyton
Trichophyton
Name causative agent of:

Plague
Yersinia pestis
Name causative agent of:

Tularemia
Francisella tularensis
Name causative agent of:

Spotted fever
Rickettsia rickettsii
Name causative agent of:

Typhus fever (epidemic)
Rickettsia prowazekii
Name causative agent of:

Typhus fever (endemic)
Rickettsia typhi
Name causative agent of:

Q fever
Coxiella burnetii
Name causative agent of:

Lyme disease
Borrelia burgdorferi
Name causative agent of:

Toxic shock syndrome
Staphylococci Aureus
Name causative agent of:

Infectious mononucleosis (causes 90%)
Epstein Barr virus
Name causative agent of:

Infectious mononucleosis
(causes 10%)
Cytomegalovirus
Name causative agent of:

Hemorrhagic fever (4 causes)
Ebola, Lassa fever, Marburg disease, Hantavirus
Name causative agent of:

Malaria
Plasmodium (4 different types)
Name causative agent of:

Trypanosomiasis
Trypanosoma (2 different species)
Name causative agent of:

Toxoplasmosis
Toxoplasma gondi