Category:Infectious diseases and disorders

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Deutsch: Eine Infektionskrankheit ist eine durch Erreger hervorgerufene Erkrankung. Eine Infektionskrankheit wird umgangssprachlich auch Infekt genannt. Sie ist aber nicht einer Infektion gleich zu setzen, da nicht jede Infektion notwendigerweise zu einer Erkrankung führt.
English: In medicine, infectious disease or communicable disease is disease caused by a biological agent such as by a virus, bacterium or parasite. This is contrasted to physical causes, such as burns or chemical ones such as through intoxication. While the word "infectious" can cause alarm, it is simply a term for a whole class of diseases. Infectious diseases need not be dangerous, and may not spread from person to person at all.
Español: En medicina, las enfermedades infecciosas o infecciones son causadas por un agente biológico.
Français : Les maladies infectieuses sont des maladies qui se définissent par leur vecteur : virus, bactérie, parasite, mycose ou prion. Elles sont susceptibles d’affecter n’importe quel organisme vivant (animal ou végétal). Leur mode de transmission est variable et dépend de leur réservoir (humain, animal, environnemental). Elles sont plus ou moins contagieuses.


Chapter I: Certain infectious and parasitic diseases

A00–A79. Bacterial infections, and other intestinal infectious diseases, and STDs

A00–A09. Intestinal infectious diseases
A15–A19. Tuberculosis
A20–A28. Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases
(Plague, Tularemia, Anthrax, Brucellosis, Glanders, Melioidosis, Rat-bite fevers, Erysipeloid, Leptospirosis, Pasteurellosis)
A30–A49. Other bacterial diseases
(Leprosy, Buruli ulcer, Nontuberculous mycobacteriosis, Listeriosis, Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis, Scarlet fever, Meningococcal infections, Sepsis, Actinomycosis, Nocardiosis, Bartonellosis, Erysipela, Gas gangrene, Legionnaires' disease, Toxic shock syndrome)
A50–A64. Infections with a predominantly sexual mode of transmission
A65–A69. Other spirochaetal diseases
(Nonvenereal endemic syphilis, Yaws, Pinta, Relapsing fever, Noma, Acute necrotizing ulcerative gingivitis, Lyme disease)
A70–A74. Other diseases caused by chlamydiae
(Psittacosis, Trachoma)
A75–A79. Rickettsioses

A80–B34. Viral infections
B35–B89. Infections caused by fungi, protozoans, worms, and infestations

B35–B49. Mycoses
B50–B64. Protozoal diseases
B65–B83. Helminthiases
B85–B89. Pediculosis, acariasis and other infestations

B90–B99. Sequelae, and diseases classified elsewhere

From chapter X: Diseases of the respiratory system

J00-J06. Acute upper respiratory infections
J09-J18. Influenza and pneumonia

(Influenza, Pneumonia)

J20-J22. Other acute lower respiratory infections]]

(Acute bronchitis, Acute bronchiolitis)
From chapter XII: Diseases of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

L00-L08. Infections of the skin and subcutaneous tissue

infectious disease 
disease caused by infection of pathogenic biological agents in a host organism
Instance ofdisease
Subclass ofdisease,
pathogen transmission
Authority control
GND ID: 4026879-2
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