Bacteriology and Infectious diseases

Bacteriology is the branch and specialty of biology that studies the morphologyecologygenetics and biochemistry of bacteria as well as many other aspects related to them.

Infectious diseases are diseases caused by biological agents, which can be transmitted to others, rather than by genetic, physical or chemical agents. This definition includes disease caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites, fungi and prions. This page includes list of infectious diseases as pertains to humans; those affecting animals.