Which among the following is the causal organism for amoebic-dysentry in man?
Entamoeba histolytica is a protozoan that causes amoebic dysentery in man.
Which of the following disease is spread by rodents?
Plague is a bacterial disease and it spreads through rodents.
Jaundice is a bacterial disease and it affects the stomach.
Jaundice is a viral disease and it affects the liver.
Whooping cough is caused by a ____.
Whooping cough is caused by a bacterium Bordetella pertussis.
Which among the following is not a plant disease caused by fungus?
Citrus canker is a bacterial disease in plants.
Pneumonia is caused by ____.
Pneumonia is caused by Streptococcus pneumoniae bacteria.
Sleeping sickness is caused by ____.
Trypanosoma causes an infectious disease called sleeping sickness in man, cattle, pigs, and horses. This disease is common in some african countries.
A bacteriophage is a fungus that attacks bacteria.
The viruses that are found in bacterial cells are called bacteriophages.
Anthrax disease is caused by ____.
Robert Koch (1876) discovered the bacterium (Bacillus anthracis) that causes the anthrax disease.
The disease recently eradicated from India is ____.
Smallpox has been eradicated from India.
Which among the following is a water borne disease?
Cholera is water borne disease.
Which of the following groups include bacterial diseases?
Diphtheria, Leprosy and Plague are bacterial disease.
Which of the following disease spreads through contact?
Chicken pox is a viral disease and it spreads through air and contact.
Foot and mouth disease of cattle is caused by a ____.
Foot and mouth disease of cattle is caused by a virus.
BCG is a vaccine meant for protection against ____.
BCG (Bacillus Calmette Guerin) is a vaccine meant for protection against tuberculosis.
Rust disease of wheat is caused by ____.
Rust of wheat is a fungal disease and it is caused by the pathogen Puccinia graminis
Plague is caused by a ____.
Plague is caused by the bacteria Pasteurella pestis.
Which of the following is contracted through wounds and accidents?
Tetanus is contracted through wounds, accidents and improperly sterilized surgical instruments.
Which of the following is the most common carriers of communicable diseases?
Houseflies sit on dirty surfaces, picking up many disease causing germs on their hairy legs. Hence a housefly is the most common carriers of communicable diseases.
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