Which common bacteria cause wound infections from rodent bites?

Updated: Sep 18, 2018
  • Author: Alisha Perkins Garth, MD; Chief Editor: Joe Alcock, MD, MS  more...
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Answer

Common bacteria involved in rodent bite wound infections (rat-bite fever) include the following:

  • Streptobacillus moniliformis

  • Spirillum minus


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