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Communicable Disease

Communicable disease (or infectious disease) is a diagnosis spread from 1 person to another thru a variety of ways that include:
  • Contact with blood & bodily fluids
  • Breathing in an airborne virus
  • Being biten by an insect
  • Improper hygiene


Diseases Spread through Blood and/or Body Fluids:

Sexually Transmitted Diseases
Hepatitis B
Hepatitis C
MRSA
HIV/AIDS
Ebola


Diseases Spread through Breathing:


Measles
Influenza
Tuberculosis
Pertussis
Blastomycosis
Histoplasmosis
Pneumococcal
Chickenpox





Diseases Spread through Improper Hand Washing/Food Prep:


Campylobacteriosis
Cryptosporidiosis
E. Coli
Group A - Streptococcal
Carbapenem Resistant Enterobacteriaceal (CRE)






Diseases Spread through Insects/Vermin:

Ehrlichiosis
Lymes Disease
Anaplasmosis
Babesioses
West Nile Virus
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