Send to

Choose Destination
Diagn Microbiol Infect Dis. 2003 Dec;47(4):623-4.

Molecular diagnosis of arthritis due to streptobacillus moniliformis.

Author information

Laboratoire de Bactériologie-Hygiène, Hôpital A. Calmette, CHRU de Lille, Lille Cedex, France.


Streptobacillus moniliformis was identified as etiologic agent of arthritis utilizing a 16S rDNA molecular kit in our clinical laboratory. With the increasing of human contacts with rat as pet, this method would appear suitable to identify fastidious Gram-negative rod involved in arthritis specially when the clinical context is not evocative.

[Indexed for MEDLINE]

Supplemental Content

Full text links

Icon for Elsevier Science
Loading ...
Support Center