Rhinovirus- The Rhinovirus is a virus that can cause people or animals to have colds. They can’t be seen without a microscope (since they are very small). Rhinovirus can be found everywhere as it spreads through us. When we sneeze or cough we cover our mouth with our hands; straight away your hands have rhinovirus on them and when touch something after sneezing or coughing you are right away spreading the virus around.
Varicella zoster- Varicella zoster is a virus, which means it does not have cells. The virus causes chicken pox. The virus is transmitted from person to person directly touching the blister, salvia or mucus of an infected person. The virus can also be transmitted through the by coughing or sneezing. In the nerve system is the most common place to find the varicella zoster.
Trichophyton interdigitale- Trichophyton interdigitale is one of three common fungi that cause athletes’ foot. It is found in soil and in body parts. The virus spreads to other people or others parts of the body if the infection is itched or touched.
Trichophyton rubrum- Trichophyton rubrum is a fungus that is the most common cause of athlete’s foot, jock itch and ringworm. It is not found in the environment, but only in humans and animals. If touched the fungus transfers to what had touched the affected area.
Bordetella pertussis- Bordetella pertussis is a bacterium that is the most common cause of whooping cough an acute infection disease. This bacterium can only be found in humans. It spreads from person to person when the disease infects a person and they sneeze and cough into the air that someone not infected by the disease breathes.