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Out of the following diseases, identify those that are caused due to bacterial infection?
a. Typhoid
b. Elephantiasis
c. Cholera
d. Tuberculosis

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a & b only
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b & c only
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a, c & d only
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a, b, c & d
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Solution

The correct option is C a, c & d only
Salmonella typhi is a pathogenic bacterium which causes typhoid fever in human beings.

Cholera is a bacterial infection caused by eating food or drinking water contaminated with Vibrio cholerae.

Tuberculosis is caused by bacterium Mycobacterium tuberculosis.

Wuchereria (W. bancrofti and W. malayi), the filarial worms cause a slowly developing chronic inflammation of the organs in which they live for many years, usually the lymphatic vessels of the lower limbs and the disease is called elephantiasis or filariasis.

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