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COMMUNICABLE DISEASES

Communicable Incubation
Etiological agent
Diseases period

Influeza Influenza virus A,B,C 24-72 hours

Cholera Vibrio El Tor Few hours-5days

Pnuemonia Diploccoccus Pnuemoniae 2-3days

Diphtheria Corynebacterium diphtheria 2-5days


(Klebs-Leoffler bacillus)

Tetanus bacillus (Clostridium


Tetanus (Lockjaw) 3-21days
tetani)

Dengue virus 1.2.3.4 (aedes


Dengue (H-fever) 6-7days
aegypti)
Chikungunya virus

Plasmodium
Malaria
-falcuparum 12days
-vivax
14days
-ovale

-malariae 30days

Pertusis(Whopping
Hemophilus pertussis or bordet 7-10days
cough)
gengou or bacillus or bordetella
pertussis or pertussis bacillus

SARS(Sever Acute Corona Virus 7-10 days


Respiratory Syndrome)

Measles (rubeola) Filterable virus of measles 10-14 days

German measles
RNA rubella virus 16-18 days
(rubella)

Leptospirosis (Weils Leptospira interrogans 7-19days


diseases ,Mud Fever,
Trench Fever, Flood
Fever, Spiroketal
Jaundice, Japanese Seven
Days Fever)

Mumps (Parotitis) Filterable virus 12-26days

Hepatitis A Hepatitis A virus 28-30days

Hepatitis B Hepatitis B virus 60-90days


Typhoid fever Salmonella typhi 1-3weeks

Chickenpox (Varicella) Varicella-zoster 2-3weeks

Schistosomiasis
Schistosoma Japonicum 2-6weeks
(Bilhazriasis or Snail
Fever)

Rabies (Hydrophobia,
Lyssa)
Rhabdo virus 2-8weeks
SECUALLY TRANSMITTED DISEASES
*Gonorrhea/Clap & Drip – 2-10 days *Trichosomiasis – 4-20 days
*Syhillis – 1 days -1 month * Clamydia – 2-3 weeks
*HIV/AIDS (Retro virus/HTLV-3) – 3-6 to 8-10 years