Streptobacillus moniliformis

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Streptobacillus moniliformis
Scientific classification
Domain: Bacteria
Phylum: Fusobacteria
Genus: Streptobacillus
Species: S. moniliformis
Binomial name
Streptobacillus moniliformis

Streptobacillus moniliformis is a species of bacteria. It is gram-negative, long and thin bacteria. Treatment: penicillin, doxycycline.

It can cause rat-bite fever and Haverhill fever[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Andre JM, Freydiere AM, Benito Y, et al. (November 2005). "Rat bite fever caused by Streptobacillus moniliformis in a child: human infection and rat carriage diagnosed by PCR". J. Clin. Pathol. 58 (11): 1215–6. doi:10.1136/jcp.2005.026401. PMC 1770754. PMID 16254115. 


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