Agent Name

Streptobacillus moniliformis

Major Category

Biological Agents

Synonyms

Also Spirillum minus;

Category

Infectious Agents

Comments

The more common causes of rat-bite fever are Streptobacillus moniliformis in the Americas and Europe and Spirillum minus in Asia and Africa.

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