Tyzzer's Disease

Tyzzer's disease affects many species of animals. It was originally described as an illness of mice, but has also been reported to cause disease in dogs, cats, rats, gerbils, rabbits, guinea pigs, monkeys, muskrats, hamsters, and foals. Tyzzer's disease is caused by a bacterium named Clostridium piliforme (Bacillus piliformis). This organism is an obligate intracellular

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