Bacterial Diseases

Bacteria are a type of microorganism which are tiny forms of life viewed only by a microscope. Bacteria can be broadly divided into two types – the “good” bacteria and the “harmful” bacteria. Millions of bacteria normally live on the skin, in the intestine and on the genitalia. The vast majority of bacteria do not cause disease, and many bacteria are actually helpful and even necessary for good health. Such bacteria are generally termed as “good” bacteria. Harmful bacteria that cause bacterial infections and diseases are called pathogenic bacteria.

Bacterial diseases, thus, include any type of illness caused by bacteria. Bacterial diseases do generally take place when the pathogenic bacteria start to reproduce itself in the body, thus, outnumbering the healthy bacteria; or they just tend to grow in the sterile tissues. Such harmful bacteria may also cause to emit toxins that damage the body infested with bacterial production.

Symptoms Of Bacterial Diseases

Although, the classical symptom of a bacterial disease is fever yet, not all people suffering from any kind of bacterial diseases may be suffering from or getting fever as the symptoms of their illness. It can, therefore be said that, symptoms of the bacterial diseases may vary depending upon the types of bacterial infections, along with the area of the body that is infected due to the bacterial diseases; and other factors including the age and the medical history of the individual suffering from such bacterial diseases. Interestingly enough, sometime the symptoms of bacterial diseases do resemble with the symptoms associated with non-bacterial diseases like, colitis, influenza and viral infections.

List of Bacterial Infectious Diseases


Bacillus Anthracis


Bordetella Pertussis

Borrelia Burgdorferi

Brucella Abortus

Brucella Canis

Brucella Melitensis

Brucella Suis

Campylobacter Jejuni


Chlamydia Pneumoniae

Chlamydia Trachomatis

Chlamydophila Psittaci

Clostridium Botulinum

Clostridium Difficile

Clostridium Perfringens

Clostridium Tetani

Corynebacterium Diphtheriae

Ear Infections

Enterococcus Faecalis And Enterococcus Faecium

Enteropathogenic E. Coli

Enterotoxigenic Escherichia Coli (Etec)

Escherichia Coli

Food Poisoning

Francisella Tularensis



Haemophilus Influenzae

Helicobacter Pylori

High Fever

Kidney Failure And Bacteremia

Legionella Pneumophila

Leptospira Interrogans


Listeria Monocytogenes


Mycobacterium Leprae

Mycobacterium Tuberculosis

Mycoplasma Pneumoniae

Neisseria Gonorrhoeae

Neisseria Meningitidis


Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

Rickettsia Rickettsii

Salmonella Typhi

Salmonella Typhimurium

Shigella Sonnei

Staphylococcus Aureus

Strep Throat

Toxic Shock Syndrome



Wound Infections

Factors Behind Bacterial Diseases

Bacterial diseases normally occurs into a human body when the pathogenic bacteria get into a specific area of the body that generally remains sterile like, the bladder; or when they crowd themselves by a series of automatic and spontaneous re-producing their numbers and in the due process, outnumbering the helpful bacteria in the body parts like, intestines, vagina, mouth, etc. Quite unpredictably also, pathogenic bacteria do accumulate themselves in some areas of the human body in an abnormal way, if the helpful bacteria start re-producing themselves uncontrollably, thus, generating a biological or betterly, a medical depression in the human body. Such abnormal growth often leads to a rupture in the balance maintained by a human body with a greater-to-lesser numbering of bacterial growth in the specific human body ranging from good to harmful bacteria, respectively.

Treatment Of The Bacterial Diseases

Bacterial diseases are generally treated by deploying antibiotics, as antibiotics result in the extermination of harmful bacteria or by refraining them from reproducing and spreading themselves in an unprecedented or abnormal rate in the specific affected human body. Thus, antibiotics depending on the type and severity of the bacterial diseases infested in the human bodies are administered either orally or intravenously, or through an intramuscular injection.