Swachh Bharat
मुख्य पृष्ठ प्रचार प्रसार पशुजन्य रोग

Zoonosis : Zoonoses are diseases the agents of which are transmitted between vertebrate animals and people. Zoonotic disease could be classified on the basis of casual agents as :

  1. Parasitic Zoonoses
  2. Fungal Zoonoses
  3. Bacterial Zoonoses
  4. Spirochaetal Zoonoses
  5. Rickettsial Zoonoses



S.No. Disease Etiological agent Mode of transmission
Virus diseases
1. Cow pox Vaccinia Virus Skin Abrassion
2. Foot & mouth disease Virus Contact & milk
3. Milkers nodule Virus Contact
4. Jaw castle fever Virus Contact
5. Rift valley fever Virus Mosquito bite
6. Vesicular stomatis Virus Method uncertain
7. California encephalities Virus Mosquito bite
8. Louping ill Virus Tick bite
9. Rabies  Virus Animal bite
Rickettsial diseases 
1. Q fever Coxiella burneti Tick bite
Bacterial diseases
1. Anthrax Bacillus anthracis  Contact 
2. Brucellosis Brucella abortus brucella suis Milk & contact
3. Diptheria Corynebacterium diptheria Milk & contact
4. Haemorrhagic septicaemia Pasteurella multocide Bite
5. Leptospirosis Leptospira sp. Skin abrasion
6. Listeriosis Listeria monocytogene Uncertain
7. Pseudo tuberculosis Pasteurella pseudotuber Uncertain
8. Relapsing fever (endemic) Spirochaetes Mite bite
9. Salmonella infection Salmonella sp. Ingestion
10. Scarlet fever Steptococcus pyogenes Milk & contact
11. Septic sore throat Streptococcus pyogenes Milk
12. Vibriosis (vibrio abortion) Vibrio foetus Contact
13. Contact Pseudomon pseudomalli Mosquito bite
14. Staphylococcus infection Stphylococcus aureus Ingesion & contact
15. Tularaemia Pasteurella tularensis Contact, insect bite
Fungus diseases 
1. Actinomycosis Actinomyces bovis  Method uncertain 
2. Aspergillosis Aspergillus sp. Inhalation of spores
3. Coccidioiomycosis Coccidiodes immitis Inhalation & mouth ingestion
4. Cryptococcosis Cryptococcus neoformans Uncertain
5. Nocardiosis Nocardia sp. Infected milk
6. Rhinosperidiosis Rhinosperidium seeberi Uncertain
7. Ring worm Ring worm Contact
Protozoan diseases 
1. Sarcocystisis Sarcocystis sp. Food & water 
2. Trypanosomiasis (african ) Trypanosoma gabbiense trp. Rhodesiense Tse-tse fly bite
3. Toxoplasmosis Toxoplasma sp. Uncertain


S.No. Disease Etiological agent  Mode of transmission
Virus diseases
1. Cat Scratch disease Virus  Cat scratch or bite 
2. Rabies - Cat-bite
3. Mumps - Contact
4. Jaw castle fever Virus Contact
Rickettsial diseases
1. Q fever    
Bacterial diseases
1. Anthrax Bacillus anthracis Contact
2. Brucellosis Brucellamenintensis Ingestion & contact
3. Haemorrhagic septicaemia P.multocida Cat-bite
4. Leptospirosis Leptospira sp. Contact
5. Pseudotuberculosis P.pseudotuberculosis Method unknown
6. Salmonellosis Salmonella sp. Food contaminated by cat droppings
7. Tuberculosis(bovine type) M.tuberculosis Contact
8. Tularaemia B.tularensis Skin abrasion or tick-bite
9. Melicidosis P.pseudomallei Mosquito,flea bite
10. Plague P.pestis Flea bite,air borne
11. Rat bite S.minus Rat bite
Fungus diseases
1. Cryptococcosis C.neoformans Uncertain
2. Favus T.schonleinii Contact
3. Ring worm T.mentagrophytes Contact
4. Actinomycosis A.sp. Uncertain
5. Aspergillosis A.fumigatus Inhalation
6. Nocardiosis Nocardia sp. Contact
1. Cryptococcosis neoformans Uncertain 
Parasitic diseases
1. Gnathostomiasis G.spinigerun Uncertain 
2. Thelazia T.californiasis -
3. Trichinosis T.spiralis Food or water
4. Toxocariasis T.cati Ingestion