S F

Autoimmune disease from untreated strep throat

Tick-borne typhus

German measles

Gastrointestinal disease Coccidioidomycosis; respiratory; opportunistic Systemic disease from untreated strep throat Bilharziasis; snails are intermediate hosts Variola; eradicated

Respiratory disease

Zoonosis—birds; snails are intermediate hosts

Fish, beef, pork

TABLE 12.3 (Continued )

Disease

Microbial Agent

Taxaa

Transmission6

Comments

Tetanus

Clostridium tetani

b-7

C-w

Lockjaw

Toxic shock syndrome

Staphylococcus

b-7

C; I

Most common agent

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