Bacterial disease

Bacterial disease


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A bacterial disease is an abnormal, communicable condition of an organism ("disease") caused by "bacteria", a type of unicellular microorganisms. Not all bacteria cause disease, and not all diseases are caused by bacteria, or even microorganisms.

Examples of bacterial diseases

* Anthrax
* Bacterial meningitis
* Cholera
* Diphtheria
* Gonorrhea
* Leprosy
* Plague
* Rickettsial diseases
* Syphilis
* Tuberculosis
* Ulcer
* Yaws

ee also

* Bacteria
* Disease
* Pathogen
* Human flora
* Human microbiome project

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