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

Journal Article (Journal Article)

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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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Flannery, DD; Akinboyo, I; Ty, JM; Averill, LW; Freedman, A

Published Date

  • June 2013

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 51 / 6

Start / End Page

  • 1987 - 1989

PubMed ID

  • 23554193

Pubmed Central ID

  • PMC3716043

Electronic International Standard Serial Number (EISSN)

  • 1098-660X

Digital Object Identifier (DOI)

  • 10.1128/JCM.03139-12


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States