Spirillum minus

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Related to Spirillum minus: leptospirosis, Spirillum minor
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Noun1.Spirillum minus - a bacterium causing ratbite fever
spirillum - spirally twisted elongate rodlike bacteria usually living in stagnant water
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RBF is a zoonotic systemic illness caused by infection from either the gram-negative bacillus Streptobacillus moniliformis, commonly found in the United States, or the gram-negative rod Spirillum minus, commonly seen in Asia.
moniliformis and Spirillum minus are susceptible to penicillin.
Rat bite fever is a zoonosis caused by either Streptobacillus moniliformis or Spirillum minus (1,3).