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An acute infectious disease of humans caused by the bacterium Erysipelothrix rhusiopathiae, usually contracted from contact with contaminated meat, fish, or shellfish and characterized by pain, swelling, and redness of the skin near the initial site of infection and sometimes by fever and joint pain.