Rat-bite fever: Introduction
Rat-bite fever: An infectious diseases where a bite from a rate transmits a bacterial or fungal infection. The symptoms depend on the infecting organism.
More detailed information about the symptoms,
causes, and treatments of Rat-bite fever is available below.
Symptoms of Rat-bite fever
See full list of 19
symptoms of Rat-bite fever
Treatments for Rat-bite fever
Read more about treatments for Rat-bite fever
Home Diagnostic Testing
Home medical testing related to Rat-bite fever:
Wrongly Diagnosed with Rat-bite fever?
Rat-bite fever: Related Patient Stories
Rat-bite fever: Complications
Review possible medical complications related to Rat-bite fever:
Causes of Rat-bite fever
Read more about causes of Rat-bite fever.
Disease Topics Related To Rat-bite fever
Research the causes of these diseases that are similar to, or related to, Rat-bite fever:
Misdiagnosis and Rat-bite fever
Sinusitis is overdiagnosed: There is a tendency to give a diagnosis of sinusitis,
when the condition is really a harmless complication of another infection,
such...read more »
Whooping cough often undiagnosed: Although most children in the Western world have been
immunized against whooping cough (also called "pertussis"), this protection wears
off after about 15 years.
Thus, any teen or adult with a...read more »
Psoriasis often undiagnosed cause of skin symptoms in children: Children who suffer
from the skin disorder called psoriasis can often go undiagnosed.
The main problem is that psoriasis is rare...read more »
Read more about Misdiagnosis and Rat-bite fever
Rat-bite fever: Research Doctors & Specialists
Research related physicians and medical specialists:
- Muscle and Orthopedic Specialists:
- Ear, Nose & Throat Specialists:
- Skin Health Specialists (Dermatology):
- more specialists...»
Other doctor, physician and specialist research services:
Evidence Based Medicine Research for Rat-bite fever
Medical research articles related to Rat-bite fever include:
Click here to find more evidence-based articles on the TRIP Database
Rat-bite fever: Animations
More Rat-bite fever animations & videos
Research about Rat-bite fever
Visit our research pages for current research about Rat-bite fever treatments.
Statistics for Rat-bite fever
Rat-bite fever: Broader Related Topics
Types of Rat-bite fever
User Interactive Forums
Read about other experiences, ask a question about Rat-bite fever, or answer someone else's question, on our message boards:
Definitions of Rat-bite fever:
Either of two infectious diseases transmitted to humans by the bite of a rat or mouse; characterized by fever and headache and nausea and skin eruptions
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Ophanet, a consortium of European partners,
currently defines a condition rare when it affects 1 person per 2,000.
They list Rat-bite fever as a "rare disease".
Source - Orphanet
Contents for Rat-bite fever:
» Next page: What is Rat-bite fever?
Medical Tools & Articles:
Tools & Services:
Forums & Message Boards
- Ask or answer a question at the Boards: