Zoonotic Bacteria

Bartonella spp.
Cat scratch disease
Transmission: Cat scratch
Borrelia burgdorferi
Lyme disease
Ixodes ticks (live on deer and mice)
Borrelia recurrentis
Recurrent fever
Louse
Recurrent b/c of variable surface antigens)
Brucella spp.
Brucellosis/undulant fever
Unpasteurized dairy
Campylobacter
Bloody diarrhea
Puppies, livestock (also fecal-oral, ingestion, and sexual transmission)
Chlamydophila psittaci
Psittacosis
Parrots, birds
Coxiella burnetii
Q fever
Spores from tick feces and cattle placenta
Ehrlichiosis chaffeensis
Ehrlichiosis
Lone Star tick
Francisella tularensis
Tularemia
Ticks, rabbits, deer fly
Leptospira spp.
Leptospirosis
Animal urine
Mycobacterium leprae
Leprosy
Armadillos
Pasteurella multocida
Cellulitis, osteomyelitis
Animal bite, cats, dogs
Rickettsia prowazekii
Epidemic typhus
Louse
Rickettsia rickettsii
Rocky Mountain spotted fever
Dermacentor tick bite
Rickettsia typhus
Endemic typhus
Fleas
Yersinia pestis
Plague
Flea bite, rodents, prairie dogs

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