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Disease Codes

 CodeDescription
 EDIT BRUCELLOSISAgent: bacteria - Grucella spp. (abortus); Method of Transmission: contamination, ingestion (milk, etc.); Human Symptoms: intermittent fever, chills, headache, body aches, weakness, weight loss.
 EDIT EHRLICHIOSISAgent: virus (rickettsial) - Ehrlichia chaffeensis; Method of Transmission: Tick, species unknown; Human Symptoms: Fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, myalgia, fleeting rash.
 EDIT ELAEOPHOROSISAgent: nematode (Elaeophora schneideri, arterial worm) - Method Transmission: worm; Symptoms: (in cervids such as white-tailed deer) facial swellings due to food impactions; (in elk)
 EDIT ENCEPHALITIS, ST. LOUISAgent: virus - Flavivirus; mosquito: Culex pipiens complex; C. tarsalis, C. nigripalpus; Human Symptoms: fever, headache, musculoskeletal aches, malaise, low fatality.
 EDIT ENCEPHALITIS, WESTERN EQUINEAgent: virus - Alphavirus; Mode of Transmission: mosquito, Cx. tarsalis; Human Symptoms: fever, headache, nausea, vomiting, anorexia, malaise, some convulsions, low fatality.
 EDIT FEVER, COLORADO TICKAgent: virus - Coltivirus; Method of Transmission: tick, Dermacentorandersoni, D. occidentalis; Human Symptoms: high fever, headache, myalgia, lethargy, biphasic symptoms.
 EDIT FEVER, RELAPSINGAgent: bacteria - Borrelia hermsii; Method of Transmission: Tick, Ornithodoros hermsi; Human Symptoms: Rapid onset, fever, severe headache, muscle weakness, rigor, joint pain, recurring fever.
 EDIT FEVER, ROCKY MOUNTAIN SPOTTEDAgent: Virus (rickettsial) - Rickettsia rickettsia; Method of Transmission: tick - D. andersoni, americanum, Haemaphysalis
 EDIT GIARDIAAgent: protozoan (flagellated)
 EDIT HANTAVIRUSAgent: virus - Hantavirus; Method of Transmission: aerosol (animal bite); Human Symptoms: fever, headache, muscle aches, nausea, vomiting, back pain, respiratory syndrome, can be fatal.
 EDIT HISTOPLASMOSISAgent: fungus - Histoplasma capsulatum; Method of Transmission: inhalation of spores; Human Symptoms: mild fever, influenza-like illness, pneumonia, hepatitis, endocarditis, death.
 EDIT LEPTOSPIROSISAgent: bacteria - Leptospira spp. (icterohemorrhagiae); Method of Transmission: urine contamination, ingestion; Human Symptoms: fever, jaundice, neurologic, pain in abdomen, joints or muscles, nausea, may be fatal.
 EDIT ORNITHOSIS (PSITTACOSIS)Agent: bacteria - Chlamydia psittaci; Method of Transmission: inhalation of cantaminated air; Human Symptoms: fever, chills, headache, muscle pain, sweating, anorexia, pneumonia.
 EDIT PLAGUEAgent: bacteria - Yersinia pestis; Method of Transmission: contamination from skinning animals, fleas; Human Symptoms: fever, headache, severe discomfort, shaking chills, pain in groin or axilla (swollen lymph nodes), death.
 EDIT RABIESAgent: virus - Rhabdovirus; Method of Transmission: animal bite (aerosol); Human Symptoms: paralysis, convulsions, coma, death.
 EDIT ASCARID ROUNDWORMAgent: nematode (Baylisascaris transfuga) - ; Method of Transmission: intestinal nematode.
 EDIT TRICHINOSISAgent: nematode - Trichinella spiralis; Method of Transmission: ingestion of uncooked meat containing larval cysts; Human symptoms: nonspecific gastroenteritis, anorexia, nausea, diarrhea, swollen eyelids, fever, myalgias, chills.
 EDIT TULAREMIAAgent: bacteria - Francisella tularensis; Method of Transmission: contamination from skinning animals, ticks, biting insects; Human Symptoms: mild illness to severe meningitis, pneumonia, death, ulcer at inoculation site, swollen lymph nodes.
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 EDIT CHYTRIDIOMYCOSISAgent: Batrachochytrium dendrobatidis. Does not transmit disease to humans.
 EDIT WHITE NOSE SYNDROMEAgent: Pseudogymnoascus destructans. No evidence of being pathogenic to humans. This is a previously unknown species of cold-loving fungus originally referred to as Geomyces destructans. It serves as a pathogen that consistently causes skin infection in bats at affected sites. This fungus thrives in low temperatures (5-14º C; 40-55º F) and high levels of humidity (>90 %), conditions characteristic of many bat hibernacula. Pathologic findings thus far indicate that such fungal infections can be detected as early as October, and it is hypothesized that bats affected by P. destructans and white nose syndrome arouse from hibernation more frequently, and/or for longer periods than normal, and are prematurely expending the fat reserves they rely on for winter survival. Chronic disturbance of hibernating bats has been known to cause high rates of winter mortality through fat loss.