Taxonomy of 25 Pathogens

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This set includes details for all the 25 pathogens and their diseases that we will use for the second half of the course. Memorize all details for the quiz and exam.

Respiratory infection genus and species

Streptococcus pneumoniae

HIV(AIDS) genus and species


Diarrhea genus and species


Tuberculosis genus and species

Mycobacterium sp.

Malignant malaria genus and species

Plasmodium sp.

Rubeola genus and species


Pertussis genus and species

Bordetella pertussis

Tetanus genus and species

Clostridium tetani

Viral meningitis genus and species


Hepatitis B genus and species


Chlamydia genus and species

Chlamydia trachomatis

Gonorrhea genus and species

Neisseria gonorrhoeae

Syphilis genus and species

Treponema pallidum

Influenza A&B genus and species


Ringworm genus and species

Trichophyton rubrum

Common cold genus and species


Gastroenteritis genus and species


Streptococcal Pharyngitis genus and species

Streptococcus pyrogenes

Adult bacterial meningitis genus and species

Neisseria meningitidis

Urinary Tract Infection genus and species

Escherichia coli

New World Hookworm genus and species

Necator americanus

Cervical cancer genus and species

Human Papillomavirus

Dermal hand wart genus and species

Human Papillomavirus

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA) genus and species

Staphylcoccus aureus

Candidiasis genus and species

Candida albicans

Respiratory infection

bacteria, Gram+ cocci


virus, RNA enveloped


virus, RNA naked


bacteria, Acid-Fast rod

Malaria, malignant

protozoan, apicomplexans


virus, RNA enveloped


bacteria, Gram- coccobacillus


bacteria, Gram+ rod

Meningitis, viral

virus, RNA naked

Hepatitis B

virus, DNA enveloped


bacteria, Intracellular parasite cocci


bacteria, Gram- cocci


bacteria, Gram- spirochaete

Influenza A&B

virus, RNA enveloped


fungi, ectoparasite

Common cold

virus, RNA naked


virus, RNA naked

Streptococcal Pharyngitis

bacteria, Gram+ cocci

Meningitis, bacterial, adults

bacteria, Gram- cocci

Urinary Tract Infection

bacteria, Gram- rod


helminth, roundworm

Cervical cancer

virus, DNA naked

Wart, dermal(hand)

virus, DNA naked

Methicillin-Resistant Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)

bacteria, Gram+ cocci


fungi, yeast

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