Quiz: Rat-Bite Fever
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Streptobacillary rat-bite fever is caused by Streptobacillus moniliformis, an organism found in the oropharynx of healthy rats. If a patient is bitten by an infected rat, symptoms can begin to develop within a period of 1 to 22 days. Which of the following symptoms of this disease tends to develop about 3 days after the initial symptoms?

  • A.


  • B.

    Joint pain

  • C.


  • D.

    Septic arthritis


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