Rat-bite fever

"Rat-bite fever" References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries

References in the ICD-10-CM Index to Diseases and Injuries applicable to the clinical term "rat-bite fever"

  • Rat-bite fever - A25.9 Rat-bite fever, unspecified
    • due to Streptobacillus moniliformis - A25.1 Streptobacillosis
    • spirochetal (morsus muris) - A25.0 Spirillosis

Applicable Clinical Terms Definitions

Rat-Bite Fever: A syndrome characterized by recurring fever, rash, and arthralgias occurring days to weeks after a rat bite. The causative agents are either Streptobacillus moniliformis or Spirillum minus.