KEGG   DISEASE: Rat-bite fever
Entry
H01314                      Disease                                

Name
Rat-bite fever;
Haverhill fever
Description
Rat-bite fever is a systemic febrile zoonotic illness caused by either Streptobacillus moniliformis, common in Western countries, or Spirillum minus, which is the most prevalent pathogen in Asia. It is manifested by acute relapsing fever with migratory polyarthralgia. It is transmitted from rodents to humans either by rodent urine or from mucosal secretions.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by fusobacteria
   H01314  Rat-bite fever
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases
   1B90  Rat-bite fevers
    H01314  Rat-bite fever
Pathogen
Streptobacillus moniliformis [GN:smf]
Spirillum minus
Drug
Penicillin G potassium [DR:D01053]
Penicillin G procaine [DR:D02461]
Penicillin G sodium [DR:D05408]
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1B90
ICD-10: A25 A25.0 A25.1
MeSH: D011906
Reference
  Authors
Akter R, Boland P, Daley P, Rahman P, Al Ghanim N
  Title
Rat Bite Fever Resembling Rheumatoid Arthritis.
  Journal
Can J Infect Dis Med Microbiol 2016:7270413 (2016)
DOI:10.1155/2016/7270413
Reference
  Authors
Gupta M, Oliver TI
  Title
Rat-bite Fever (Streptobacillus moniliformis, Sodoku, Spirillum Minor)
  Journal
(2019)

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