Cat-scratch disease (CSD) is a common and usually benign infectious disease caused by the bacterium Bartonella henselae.
Plague is an infectious disease that is caused by the bacterium Yersinia pestis.
Q Fever is a disease caused by infection with Coxiella burnetii, a bacterium that affects humans and other animals.
Toxoplasmosis is a parasitic disease caused by Toxoplasma gondii.
Histoplasmosis (also known as "Cave disease," "Darling's disease," "Ohio valley disease," "reticuloendotheliosis," "spelunker’s lung" and "caver's disease") is a disease caused by the fungus Histoplasma capsulatum.
Babesiosis is a malaria-like parasitic disease caused by infection with Babesia, a genus of Apicomplexa.
Scrub typhus or bush typhus is a form of typhus caused by the intracellular parasite Orientia tsutsugamushi, a Gram-negative α-proteobacterium of family Rickettsiaceae first isolated and identified in 1930 in Japan.
Severe acute respiratory syndrome
Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS) is a viral respiratory disease of zoonotic origin caused by the SARS coronavirus (SARS-CoV).
Chagas disease, also known as American trypanosomiasis, is a tropical parasitic disease caused by the protozoan Trypanosoma cruzi.
Schistosomiasis, also known as snail fever, is a disease caused by parasitic flatworms called schistosomes.
Visceral leishmaniasis (VL), also known as kala-azar, black fever, and Dumdum fever, is the most severe form of leishmaniasis.
Cutaneous leishmaniasis (also known as oriental sore, tropical sore, chiclero ulcer, chiclero's ulcer or Aleppo boil) is the most common form of leishmaniasis affecting humans.
Paragonimiasis is a food-borne parasitic infection caused by the lung fluke, most commonly Paragonimus westermani.
Trichinosis, trichinellosis or trichiniasis is a parasitic disease caused by roundworms of the genus Trichinella.
Lassa fever or Lassa hemorrhagic fever (LHF) is an acute viral hemorrhagic fever caused by the Lassa virus and first described in 1969 in the town of Lassa, in Borno State, Nigeria.
Relapsing fever is a vector-borne disease caused by infection with certain bacteria in the genus Borrelia, which are transmitted through the bites of lice or soft-bodied ticks (genus Ornithodoros).
Marburg virus disease
Marburg virus disease (MVD; formerly Marburg hemorrhagic fever) is a severe illness of humans and non-human primates caused by either of the two marburgviruses, Marburg virus (MARV) and Ravn virus (RAVV).
Cryptosporidiosis, also known as crypto, is a parasitic disease caused by Cryptosporidium, a genus of protozoan parasites in the phylum Apicomplexa.
Rift Valley fever
Rift Valley fever (RVF) is a viral disease that can cause mild to severe symptoms.
Rocky Mountain spotted fever
Rocky Mountain spotted fever (RMSF), also known as blue disease, is the most lethal and most frequently reported rickettsial illness in the United States.
Zoonoses (/ˌzoʊ.əˈnoʊsᵻs/, plural -/ˈnoʊsiz/, also spelled zoönoses; singular zoonosis (or zoönosis); from Greek: ζῷον zoon "animal" and νόσος nosos "sickness") are infectious diseases of animals (usually vertebrates) that can naturally be transmitted to humans.
Brucellosis is a highly contagious zoonosis caused by ingestion of unpasteurized milk or undercooked meat from infected animals, or close contact with their secretions.
Cryptococcosis, also known as cryptococcal disease, is a potentially fatal fungal disease.
Leptospirosis is an infection caused by corkscrew-shaped bacteria called Leptospira.
Psittacosis — also known as parrot fever, and ornithosis — is a zoonotic infectious disease caused by a bacterium called Chlamydophila psittaci and contracted from infected parrots, such as macaws, cockatiels and budgerigars, and pigeons, sparrows, ducks, hens, gulls and many other species of bird.
Tularemia is a serious infectious disease caused by the intracellular bacterium Francisella tularensis.
Echinococcosis, also called hydatid disease, hydatidosis, or echinococcal disease, is a parasitic disease of tapeworms of the Echinococcus type.
Campylobacteriosis is an infection by the Campylobacter bacterium, most commonly C.
Cutaneous larva migrans
Cutaneous larva migrans (abbreviated CLM) is a skin disease in humans, caused by the larvae of various nematode parasites of the hookworm family (Ancylostomatidae).
Cysticercosis is a tissue infection caused by the young form of the pork tapeworm.
Gnathostomiasis (also known as larva migrans profundus) is the human infection caused by the nematode (roundworm) Gnathostoma spinigerum and/or Gnathostoma hispidum, which infects vertebrates.
Loa loa filariasis
Loa loa filariasis is a skin and eye disease caused by the nematode worm Loa loa.
Swimmer’s itch or cercarial dermatitis, is a short-term immune reaction occurring in the skin of humans that have been infected by water-borne schistosomatidae.
Taeniasis is a parasitic disease due to infection with tapeworms belonging to the genus Taenia.
Toxocariasis is an illness of humans caused by larvae (immature worms) of either the dog roundworm (Toxocara canis), the cat roundworm (Toxocara cati) or the fox roundworm (Toxocara canis).
Giardiasis (popularly known as beaver fever) is a zoonotic parasitic disease caused by the flagellate protozoan Giardia lamblia (also sometimes called Giardia intestinalis and Giardia duodenalis).
Epidemic typhus (also called "camp fever", "jail fever", "hospital fever", "ship fever", "famine fever", "putrid fever", "petechial fever", "Epidemic louse-borne typhus," and "louse-borne typhus") is a form of typhus so named because the disease often causes epidemics following wars and natural disasters.
Erythema chronicum migrans
Erythema chronicum migrans (New Latin, literally, "chronic migrating redness") refers to the rash often (though not always) seen in the early stage of Lyme disease.
Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome
Severe fever with thrombocytopenia syndrome (SFTS) is an emerging infectious disease recently discovered in northeast and central China.
Oropouche fever is a tropical viral infection, a zoonosis similar to dengue fever, transmitted by biting midge (species Culicoides paraensis) and mosquitoes from the blood of sloths to humans.
West Nile fever
West Nile fever is a mosquito-borne infection by the West Nile virus.
Actinobacillosis is a zoonotic disease caused by Actinobacillus.