Spirillary rat-bite fever

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Synonyms: Sodoku

Spirillary rat-bite fever (RBF) also known as Sodoku (Japanese for so: rat and doku: poison) is caused by the Gram-negative bacillus Spirillum minus and is transmitted to humans through the bites and scratches of rats. The disease is mostly present in Asia.

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