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Spirillum minus and Streptobacillus moniliformis

Bacteriology

Organisms and Their Biology

  1. Scott A. Martin BS MS PhD Professor

Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9780470688618.taw0074

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections

How to Cite

Martin, S. A. 2010. Spirillum minus and Streptobacillus moniliformis. Topley and Wilson's Microbiology and Microbial Infections. .

Author Information

  1. University of Georgia, Department of Animal and Dairy Science, Athens, GA, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 15 MAR 2010

Abstract

  • 1
    Spirillum minus
  • 2
    Streptobacillus moniliformis
  • 3
    Conclusion

Keywords:

  • Spirillum minus and Streptobacillus moniliformis;
  • principal reservoir of S. minus-being the rat;
  • staining reactions and culturability;
  • Spirillum minus-etiological agent of rat-bite fever or Sodoku;
  • Streptobacillus Moniliformis-fastidious, highly pleomorphic, aerobic and anaerobic, gram-negative rod;
  • culture characteristics and growth requirements;
  • Streptobacillary rat-bite fever occurring worldwide;
  • susceptibility to antimicrobial agents