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Rat Bite Fever

Other Names: Streptobacillary Fever, Epidemic Arthritic Erythema, Haverhill Fever, Streptobacilliosis, Sodoku, Spirillary Fever
Rat bite fever is a bacterial disease that is carried by rats and can infect humans.

Disease Agents

  • Spirillum minus
  • Streptobacillus moniliformis

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