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Septic arthritis and concern for osteomyelitis in a child with rat bite fever

Dustin D Flannery, Ibukunoluwa Akinboyo, Jennifer M Ty, Lauren W Averill, Abigail Freedman
Journal of Clinical Microbiology 2013, 51 (6): 1987-9
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Rat bite fever is a rare infection usually caused by Streptobacillus moniliformis. A case of septic arthritis and possible osteomyelitis as sequelae of rat bite fever in a pediatric patient is described.

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