The pathogens or microbes that cause infectious diseases are also called as Infectious Agents.
Virus: Common cold, Influenza, dengue fever, AIDS.
Bacteria: Typhoid fever, Cholera, tuberculosis, anthrax.
Fungi: Many common infectious disease.
Protozoan: Malaria, kala azar
Worms: Worm infections, elephantiasis.
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In a cluster of hutments, many people are suffering from malaria. Mention the unhygienic conditions that must be prevailing in that locality. How does a doctor confirm malaria?
Write down the causal organisms of the following diseases :
Tuberculosis, Kala-azar, Malaria, Measles, Athlete's foot, Cholera.