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What are the 10 deadliest bacterial diseases globally that are not foodborne? I know it's probably impossible to truly answer but please try. Thanks.

What are the 10 deadliest bacterial diseases globally that are not foodborne? I know it's probably impossible to truly answer but please try. Thanks.

Deadly bacterial dis: Tuberculosis, infective endocarditis, Meningococcal meningitis, pneumococcal and hemophilus meningitis, staphylococcus aureus sepsis, group a beta streptococcal pneumonia (or other systemic involvement), anthrax, tularemia pneumonia would be among a few that are possible. ...Read more

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How are viral and bacterial diseases distinguished from each other?

How are viral and bacterial diseases distinguished from each other?

See details: Viral diseases are caused by viruses and bacterial disease are caused by bacteria. There are innumerable diseases that fall into each category. ...Read more

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How are the spread of bacterial diseases prevented?

See below: Avoid contact with ill persons. Good hand hygene with hand sanitizer. Avoid touching nose and face. Covering cough and sneeze. Avoid unnecessary antibiotic treatment. Decrease antibiotic use in animal husbandry. Get all imunizations. Appropriate isolation of contageous persons. Spend more money on research. ...Read more

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I was wondering what are the bacterial diseases of the eye and their treatments?

I was wondering what are the bacterial diseases of the eye and their treatments?

Many: There are many bacterial diseases that can involve the eye and surrounding structures. There are antibiotics for all of them. ...Read more

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What are common bacterial diseases of the eye? How are they treated?

Staph is most common: The ubiquitous skin flora, staph epi is by far the most common cause of bacterial conjunctivitis and keratitis. Other pathogens such as staph aureus, strep, pneumococcus and some gram negative organisms are less common and more serious. Overwhelmingly bacterial conjunctivitis is a hand to eye contamination issue. ...Read more

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Do all bacteria cause diseases?

No.: Not all bacteria are pathogenic (cause diseases in humans). There are many bacteria that live in the environment around us and do not cause us trouble. There are other types of bacteria that live with / in us and can even be helpful to us. We all have "normal" bacteria in our intestines that in most instances are helpful to us and do not cause diseases. Hope that this helps. ...Read more

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Does the pneumonia bacteria cause any other diseases?

Yes, there: are many types of bacteria that can cause pneumonia, and most can cause infections elsewhere in the body under the right conditions. ...Read more

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Can you catch a skin disorder from a cat? Or bacteria ?

Can you catch a skin disorder from a cat? Or bacteria ?

Agree w Dr. Bansal: Pasturella & Cat scratch disease could be transmitted that way. Other infections that people can get from cats include: Campylobacter, Ringworm, Roundworm, Hookworm, Tapeworm, Rabies, Fleas (very temporarily), Toxoplasmosis, Giardiasis, Cryptosporidiosis & Salmonellosis. ...Read more

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