Spirillum minus


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Related to Spirillum minus: leptospirosis, Spirillum minor

Spi·ril·lum mi·'nus

a species of uncertain taxonomic classification that causes a form of rat-bite fever (sodoku). This species has never been cultured; sometimes called Spirillum minor.

Spi·ril·lum mi·nus

(spī-rīl'ē-ŭm mī'nŭs)
A bacterial species of uncertain taxonomic classification that causes a form of rat-bite fever (sodoku). This species has never been cultured.

Spirillum minus

A species that infects rats and mice. It causes one form of rat-bite fever. It was formerly known as S. minor.
See also: Spirillum