Rat Bite Fever (RBF)
by Cole Fuller
What is Rat Bite Fever
There is two types of bacteria in Rat Bite Fever. Streptobacillary Rat Bite Fever is caused by Streptobacillus moniliformis in North America, while spirillary Rat Bite Fever is caused by Spirillum minus and is most common in Asia. People get these disease from infected rodents or by drinking contaminated food or water.
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