Diseases

Name

Plague

Names alternate

Bubonic plague
Septicemic plague
Pneumonic plague
Pharyngeal plague
Meningeal plague
Black death

Parents
(1) Febrile Illness
(2) Respiratory diseases
Agents
(1) Yersinia pestis > Yersinia > Bacteria
Populations
(1) Coyote (Canis latrans) > Canis > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(2) Domestic cat (Felis catus) > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(3) Goat (Capra aegagrus hircus) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(4) Human (Homo sapiens sapiens) > Primate > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(5) Rat (Rattus) > Rodent (Rodentia) > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(6) Rodent (Rodentia) > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
(7) Sheep (Ovis aries) > Hoofed animal > Placental mammal (Eutheria) > Mammal (Mammalia) > Vertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Transmission
(1) Air-borne
(2) Casual contact
(3) Fomite
(4) Ingestion
(5) Vector-borne
Vectors
(1) Xenopsylla cheopis > Flea (Siphonaptera) > Insect (Insecta) > Arthropod (Arthropoda) > Invertebrate > Animal (Animalia)
Properties
(1) Emerging or re-emerging
(2) Notifiable diseases (USA)
(3) Select agents or toxins
(4) Zoonotic
Documents
(1) CDC: Plague (2015)
(2) CFSPH: Plague (2013)
(3) WHO: Plague (2014)
(4) Wikipedia: Plague (disease) (2015)
Notes

Plague is still relatively common in some remote parts of the world.
Dogs don’t get sick at all or they get a minor illness, after being infected with the plague. However they have been reported to be responsible for outbreaks of human pneumonic plague.

Created

2015-07-21 22:53:07+00:00

Modified

2016-01-27 22:13:27.122724+00:00