Human African trypanosomiasis, sleeping sickness, is a parasitic disease of humans and other animals.
Chagas disease, or American trypanosomiasis, is a tropical parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi.
Chlamydia infection is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in humans caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. C.
Cryptosporidiosis, also known as "Crypto," is a parasitic disease caused by Cryptosporidium, a microscopic protozoan parasite.
Enteritis refers to inflammation of the small intestine caused by the ingestion of substances contaminated with pathogens.
Helminths are a polyphyletic group of parasitic worms, eukaryotic parasites that live in and feed on living hosts.
Hepatitis C (HCV) is a serious virus infection that over time can cause liver damage and even liver cancer.
Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2), are two members of the herpes virus family, Herpesviridae, that infect humans.
Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (slowly replicating retrovirus) that weakens the immune system.
Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease caused by protozoan parasites and is transmitted by the bite of certain species of sand fly.
Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by the parasite Plasmodium.
Merkel cell carcinoma is a very rare and aggressive skin cancer typically caused by the Merkel cell polyomavirus.
Neospora caninum is a microscopic protozoan parasite with worldwide distribution.
Newcastle disease virus (NDV) - A type strain for avian paramyxoviruses.
Salmonellosis is an infection with Salmonella bacteria.
Smallpox is an infectious disease caused by the Variola virus that was succesfully eradicated in 1979.
Staphylococcus is a genus of Gram-positive bacteria. Under the microscope, they appear round (cocci), and form in grape-like clusters.
Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii. The parasite infects most warm-blooded animals.
Tuberculosis (TB) is a common infectious bacterial disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
Typhoid is a common disease transmitted by the ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium Salmonella enterica.
West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne zoonotic arbovirus that can cause a fatal neurological disease in humans.
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