CONGRESS 2023 - Rat Bite Fever

Last updated: 26th September 2023

This presentation is based on a case study used for a portfolio of Higher Specialist Diploma awarded by the IBMS. The presentation will look at how blood cultures taken on admission helped with diagnosis and appropriate treatment of a patient. It will also go in to brief detail on the organism isolated, Streptobacillus moniliformis.

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27th September 2023
Venue: The International Convention Centre (ICC), Birmingham
Learning outcomes

A case study on rat bite fever caused by Streptobacillus moniliformis. Delegates will learn about:

  • The organism
  • The symptoms the patient presented with
  • How it was diagnosed and treated.