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Rat-bite fever

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

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Rat-bite fever: Complications

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Causes of Rat-bite fever

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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


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