Tuberculosis

Tuberculosis

May 18, 2017 0

Introduction Tuberculosis (TB) is a communicable disease caused by bacteria Mycobacterium Tuberculosis. This is among oldest known pathogens. About one-third of the worlds’ population has […]

Chickenpox ; Signs Symptoms, Pathogenesis, Prevention, treatment

Chickenpox

May 18, 2017 0

Introduction Chickenpox is a very contagious disease caused by the varicella-zoster virus (VZV). VZV is a DNA virus and is a member of the herpesvirus […]

Influenza virus

Influenza

May 18, 2017 0

Introduction Influenza is a highly infectious viral illness caused by influenza virus. It is a single stranded, helically shaped, RNA virus of the orthomyxovirus family. […]

Malaria; Introduction, Signs and Symptoms, Prevention, , Treatment

Malaria

May 18, 2017 0

Introduction Malaria is a mosquito borne disease caused by parasite. Female Anopheles mosquitoes are the vector that transmits malaria. Among many species P.vivax and P.falciparum […]

Cholera; Introduction, Signs Symptoms, Diagnosis, Prevention, Control

Cholera

May 18, 2017 0

Introduction Cholera is an acute disease, caused by infection of the intestine with the bacterium Vibrio cholerae. It is a diarrhoeal infection which spreads through ingestion of contaminated […]

Leprosy

Leprosy

May 18, 2017 0

  Introduction Leprosy also known as Hansen’s disease is an infectious disease caused by slow growing acid fast bacilli called Mycobacterium leprae. It is an […]

infectious_diseases

Infectious diseases

May 17, 2017 0

  Infectious diseases are the diseases or disorders caused by some organisms. Organisms such as bacteria, viruses, fungi or parasite when invades the body one […]