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Bartonella spp.

Disease: Cat scratch disease
Transmission and Source: Cat scratch

2

Borrelia burgdorferi

Disease: Lyme disease
Transmission and Source: Ixodes ticks (live on deer and mice)

3

Borrelia recurrentis

Disease: Recurrent fever
Transmission and Source: Louse (recurrent because of variable surface antigens)

4

Brucella spp.

Disease: Brucellosis/undulant fever
Transmission and Source: Unpasteurized dairy

5

Campylobacter

Disease: Bloody diarrhea
Transmission and Source: Puppies, livestock (fecal-oral, ingestion of undercooked meat)

6

Chlamydophila psittaci

Disease: Psittacosis
Transmission and Source: Parrots, other birds

7

Coxiella burnetii

Disease: Q fever
Transmission and Source: Aerosols of cattle/sheep amniotic fluid

8

Ehrlichia chaffeensis

Disease: Ehrlichiosis
Transmission and Source: Lone star tick

9

Francisella tularensis

Disease: Tularemia
Transmission and Source: Ticks, rabbits, deer fly

10

Leptospira spp.

Disease: Leptospirosis
Transmission and Source: Animal urine

11

Mycobacterium leprae

Disease: Leprosy
Transmission and Source: Armadillos and humans with lepromatous leprosy

12

Pasteurella multocida

Disease: Cellulitis, osteomyelitis
Transmission and Source: Animal bite, cats, dogs

13

Rickettsia prowazekii

Disease: Epidemic typhus
Transmission and Source: Louse

14

Rickettsia rickettsii

Disease: Rocky Mountain spotted fever
Transmission and Source: Dermacentor tick bite

15

Rickettsia typhi

Disease: Endemic typhus
Transmission and Source: Fleas

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Yersinia pestis

Disease: Plague
Transmission and Source: Fleas (rats and prairie dogs are reservoirs)

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