List of Diseases caused by Virus, Bacteria, Protozoa and Worm

List of Diseases caused by Virus, Bacteria, Protozoa and Worm

Science is now become the main part of comptative exams of SSC and RRB. Here is a List of Diseases caused by Virus, Bacteria, Protozoa and Worm.


caused by Viruses:

1. Chicken pox – It is caused by Varicella-zoster virus.
2. Small Pox – It is caused by Variola virus.
3. Common Cold -It is caused by Rhinovirus.
4. AIDS (Acquired Immunono Deficiency Syndrome) – It is caused by Human
Immunodeficiency Virus (HIV).
5. Measles -It is caused by Measles virus.
6. Mumps -It is caused by Mumps virus.
7. Rabies – It is caused by Rabies virus (Rhabdoviridae family).
8. Dengue fever -It is caused by Dengue virus.
9. Viral encephalitis – It is an inflammation of the brain. It is caused by rabies
virus, Herpes simplex, polio virus, measles virus, and JC virus.

Disease caused by Bacteria:

1. Whooping Cough – It is caused by a bacterium called Borde tella pertussis.
2. Diphtheria – It is caused by Coryne bacterium diphtheriae.
3. Cholera – It is caused by Vibrio cholerae.
4. Leprosy – It is caused by Mycobacterium leprae.
5. Pneumonia- It is caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae.
6. Tetanus – It is caused by Clostridium tetani.
7. Typhoid – It is caused by Salmonella typhi.
8. Tuberculosis – It is caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis.
9. Plague – It is caused by Yersinia pestis.

Disease Caused by Protozoans:

1. Malaria It is spread by Anopheles mosquitoes. The Plasmodium parasite that
causes malaria is neither a virus nor a bacteria
2. Amoebic dysentery: It is caused by Entamoebahistolytica.
3. Sleeping sickness: It is caused by Trypanosomabrucei.
4. Kala azar It is caused by Leishmaniadonovani.

Disease Caused by Worms

1. Tapeworm: They are intestinal parasites. It cannot live on its own. It survives
within the intestine of an animal including human.
2. Filariasis: It is caused by thread.
3. Pinworm: It is caused by small, thin, white roundworm called

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