Human Diseases caused by Virus, Bacteria, Protozoa & Worm

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List of Human Diseases caused by Bacteria, Virus, Fungi, and Protozoa. Bacteria aid in food digestion, nutrient absorption, vitamin production, and protect against other harmful microbes. Disease: Anthrax. Pathogen: Bacillus anthracis. Transmission: By contact with farm animal hair, hides or excrement.

Today we will be covering a very important topic from the Biology part of the General Knowledge section that is – List of Diseases caused by Virus, Bacteria, Protozoa and Worm. Around 2 questions from this topic are asked about this topic in every government exam. Thus, the post is very helpful for the upcoming SSC Exam and other competitive Exam

List of Human Diseases caused by Protozoa:

DiseaseAffected organParasitesCarrierSymptoms
MalariaRBC and LiverPlasmodiumFemale AnopheliesFever with shivering
PyorrhoeaGumsEntamoeba gingivelisBleeding from gums
Sleeping sicknessBrainTrypanosomaTse-Tse fliesFever with severe sleep
DiarrhoeaIntestineEntamoeba HistolyticaHouse fliesMucous and Diarrohea with blood
Kala-ajarBone marrowLeismania donovaniSand fliesHigh fever
FilariaWuchereiaCulexSwelling in legs, testes and
  baoncroftimoszuitoesother parts of body

List of Human Diseases caused by Bacteria:

DiseaseAffected organName of BacteriaSymptoms
TetanusNervous systemClostridium tetaniHigh fever, spasm in body, Closing of jaws etc
CholeraIntestineVibrio choleraeContinuous stool and vomiting
TyphoidIntestineSalmonella typhosaHigh fever, headache
TuberculosisLungsMycobacterium tuberculosis.Repeated coughing
DiphtheriaRespiratory tubeCorynebacterium diphtheriaeDifficulty in respiration and suffocation
PlagueLungs, area between the two legsPasteurella pestiesVery high fever, muscular
Whooping coughRespiratory systemHemophilis pertusisContinuous coughing
PneumoniaLungsDiplococcus pneumoniaeHigh fever, swelling in lungs
Leprosy Skin lepraeNervous System affectedNervous SystemSpots on body, nerves
GonorrheaUrinary PathNeisseria gonorrhoeaeSwelling in urinary path.
SyphilisUrinary pathTreponema pallidumWounds in urinogenial tract
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