Nocardiosis

Tuesday, March 29th, 2011

Nocardiosis is an infection, resulted from the bacterium, called Nocardia Asteroides, that usually starts in the lungs and spreads to the brain and skin. Bacterium nocardia asteroides lives in the soil on decaying matter. Such bacteria carry air consisting of soil dust and are breathed into the lungs. Rarely, the bacteria enters the body through […]

Typhoid Fever

Friday, March 25th, 2011

Typhoid Fever is an infection, resulted from a bacterium called salmonella typhi. The typhoid organism is shed in the infected individual’s urine and in feces. Improper washing of hands after urination or defecation can spread salmonella typhi in water or food supply. Flies can transmit the bacteria from feces to food. In rare cases, hospital […]

Tularemia

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Tularemia (deer fly fever, rabbit fever) is a medical condition in which tularemia bacterial infection is resulted from the bacterium, called Francisella Tularensis. Individuals may get infected with Francisella Tularensis by touching or eating infected animals. Such bacterium may include unbroken skin. Tularemia also spreads when animal tissue bacteria become inhaled and airborne, and it […]

Erysipelothricosis

Tuesday, March 22nd, 2011

Erysipelothricosis is a gradually progressing skin infection that is resulted from a bacterium called Erysipelothrix Rhusiopathiae. Although, such bacterium grows mostly on decaying or dead matter, it may also infect mammals, birds, fish, shellfish, and insects. Generally, individuals get infected after an occupational injury, especially peneprating wounds that happens at the time of handling animal […]

Granuloma Inguinale

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Granuloma Inguinale is a disease, which is sexually transmitted and is resulted from bacterium called Calymmatobacterium Granulomatis, that causes chronic inflammation of the genitals. Granuloma Inguinale is common in certain subtropical and tropical areas and occurs rarely in temperate climates. For example, in Northern of U.S, symptoms start about one to twelve weeks after getting […]

Trichomoniasis

Tuesday, March 15th, 2011

Trichomoniasis is the urethra’s and vagina’s sexually transmitted disease resulted from a single-celled organism with a whiplike tail, called trichomonas vaginalis. Although, the bacterium may infect the genitourinary tract of either women or men, symptoms are most likely to appear in women. Appr. 20% of females have vagina trichomoniasis during reproductive years. In males, trichomonas […]

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