- Infectious disease.
What common diseases are caused by bacteria?
Common pathogenic bacteria and the types of bacterial diseases they cause include:
- Escherichia coli and Salmonella cause food poisoning.
- Helicobacter pylori cause gastritis and ulcers.
- Neisseria gonorrhoeae causes the sexually transmitted disease gonorrhea.
- Neisseria meningitidis causes meningitis.
What are 10 diseases caused by bacteria?
- strep throat.
- bacterial urinary tract infections (UTIs), often caused by coliform bacteria.
- bacterial food poisoning, often caused by E. coli, Salmonella, or Shigella.
- bacterial cellulitis, such as due to Staphylococcus aureus (MRSA)
- bacterial vaginosis.
What is the most common bacterial infection?
Bacterial infections can range from minor illnesses such as strep throat and ear infections to more life-threatening conditions like meningitis and encephalitis. Some of the most common bacterial infections include: Salmonella is a type of infection often described as food poisoning.