cat scratch disease

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a disease thought to be transmitted to humans by a scratch from a cat

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Infectious sources of neck masses in children include Staphylococcus and Streptococcus species, which cause cervical lymphadenopathy, retropharyngeal abscesses, cat scratch fever, and TB.
Ms Bird said the wild cats carry diseases such as toxoplasmosis that infects pregnant women and can cause birth abnormalities including blindness, cat scratch fever that affects humans and ringworm.
Ms Bird said the wild cats carry diseases like toxoplasmosis that infects pregnant women and can cause birth abnormalities including blindness, cat scratch fever and ringworm.
Cats can transmit diseases to humans such as rabies, toxoplasmosis and cat scratch fever.
He suffered from meningitis and polio before contracting cat scratch fever at the age of three.