Rat-bite fever

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Rat-bite fever (RBF) is a systemic bacterial zoonosis occurring in individuals that have been bitten or scratched by Streptobacillus moniliformis or Spirillum minus-infected rats and characterized by high fever a rash on the extremities and arthralgia.

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