Diseases caused by various microorganisms

Diseases caused by various microorganisms

Diseases caused by various microorganisms. Organisms that cause disease are called pathogens.A number of diseases are caused by microorganisms. Type of microorganism which causes a particular disease and vice-versa is asked in many examinations.By learning few names you can boost your preparations for various examinations like SSC, Bank, RRB, State PSC, UPSC etc etc.So we are sharing important disease names and type of microorganism causing it

Diseases caused by various microorganisms:

Diseases caused by viruses:

Flu (influenza), Common cold, Measles, mumps, German measles (Rubella), Smallpox, Cowpox, Chicken pox, HIV (can lead to AIDS), rabies, Dengue, Ebola, Herpes, hepatitis, meningitis, pneumonia, Chikungunya

Diseases caused by bacteria:

Cholera, tuberculosis (TB), septicaemia (“blood poisoning”), anthrax,Diphtheria ,Leprosy,Tetanus ,Typhoid fever,Whooping cough

Diseases caused by fungi:

Athlete’s foot (not only caught by athletes, or confined to the foot!), ringworm (not a worm), thrush (not a bird)

Diseases caused by protozoa/Protoctista:

Malaria, sleeping sickness, dysentery