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Bacterial Diseases in Humans, Animals and Plants

List of Bacterial Diseases
In the last few posts we have discussed bacterial world in detail. Our body has many symbiotic associations with bacteria like colon bacteria Escherichia coli, vaginal bacteria Lacto bacillus etc. But as an organism we are not at all threatened by giants in the animal world. Our biggest rivals are from the microbial world that includes bacteria, viruses and fungi. In this post, let us list out some important diseases caused by this group of microbes.

Bacillus anthracis

Bacterial Diseases in Human beings


No
Disease
Host
Causal Organism
1
Anthrax
Cattle and man
Bacillus anthracis
2
Botulism
Man
Clostridium botulinum
3
Cholera
Man
Vibrio cholerae
4
Dysentary
Man
Bacillus dysenteriae
5
Pneumonia
Man
Streptococcus pneumoinae
6
Tetanus
Man
Clostridium tetani 
7
Typhoid
Man
Salmonella typhi
8
Diptheria
Man
Corynebacterium diptheriae
9
Leprosy
Man
Mycobacterium leprae
10
Tuberculosis (T B)
Man
Mycobacterium tuberculosis
11
Meningitis
Man
Neisseria meningitides
12
Rheumatic fever
Man
Streptococcus spp.
13
Syphilis(STD)
Man
Treponema palladium
14.
Whooping Cough
Man
Bordella Pertussis
15.
Gonorrhoea (STD)
Woman
Neisseria gonorrhoea




Bacterial diseases in Animals

No
Disease
Host
Causal Organism
1
Anthrax
Cattle and man
Bacillus anthracis
2
Dysentry
Monkeys
Shigella dysentriae
3
Diphtheria
Rabbits, guinea pigs
Corynebacterium diphtheria
4
Tuberculosis
Cattle
Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. bovis
5
Plague
Rats
Yersinia pestis(Pasteurella pestis)

Bacterial diseases in Plants

No
Disease
Host
Causal Organism
1
Angular leaf spot of cotton
Cotton
Xanthomonas malvacearum
2
Blight disease of rice
Rice
Xanthomonas oryzae
3
Citrus canker
Citrus
Xanthomonas malvacearum
4
Ear rot of wheat
Wheat
Corynebacterium tritici
5
Fire blight disease
Pears and apples
Erwinia anylovora
6
Red stripe of sugarcane
Sugarcane
Xanthomonas rubrilineans
7
Ring disease of potato
Potato
Aplanobacter sepedanium
8
Soft rot of carrot and turnips
carrot and turnips
Erwinia carotovora
9
Wilt disease of maize
Maize
Xanthomonas stewartii
10
Wilt disease of potato
Potato
Psuedomonas solanacaerum

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