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Diseases

African Trypanosomiasis

Human African trypanosomiasis, sleeping sickness, is a parasitic disease of humans and other animals.

Chagas Disease

Chagas disease, or American trypanosomiasis, is a tropical parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi.

Chlamydial Infections

Chlamydia infection is a common sexually transmitted infection (STI) in humans caused by the bacterium Chlamydia trachomatis. C.

Cryptosporidiosis

Cryptosporidiosis, also known as "Crypto," is a parasitic disease caused by Cryptosporidium, a microscopic protozoan parasite.

Enteritis

Enteritis refers to inflammation of the small intestine caused by the ingestion of substances contaminated with pathogens.

Helminth Infection

Helminths are a polyphyletic group of parasitic worms, eukaryotic parasites that live in and feed on living hosts.

Hepatitis C virus

Hepatitis C (HCV) is a serious virus infection that over time can cause liver damage and even liver cancer.

Herpes Simplex Virus

Herpes simplex virus 1 and 2 (HSV-1 and HSV-2), are two members of the herpes virus family, Herpesviridae, that infect humans.

HIV

Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) is a lentivirus (slowly replicating retrovirus) that weakens the immune system.

Leishmaniasis

Leishmaniasis is a parasitic disease caused by protozoan parasites and is transmitted by the bite of certain species of sand fly.

Malaria

Malaria is a mosquito-borne infectious disease of humans and other animals caused by the parasite Plasmodium.

Merkel Cell Carcinoma

Merkel cell carcinoma is a very rare and aggressive skin cancer typically caused by the Merkel cell polyomavirus.

Neosporosis

Neospora caninum is a microscopic protozoan parasite with worldwide distribution.

Newcastle Disease

Newcastle disease virus (NDV) - A type strain for avian paramyxoviruses.

Salmonellosis

Salmonellosis is an infection with Salmonella bacteria.

Smallpox

Smallpox is an infectious disease caused by the Variola virus that was succesfully eradicated in 1979.

Staph Infections

Staphylococcus is a genus of Gram-positive bacteria. Under the microscope, they appear round (cocci), and form in grape-like clusters.

Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii. The parasite infects most warm-blooded animals.

Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis (TB) is a common infectious bacterial disease caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Typhoid Fever

Typhoid is a common disease transmitted by the ingestion of food or water contaminated with the bacterium Salmonella enterica.

West Nile Virus

West Nile virus (WNV) is a mosquito-borne zoonotic arbovirus that can cause a fatal neurological disease in humans.