The scientists from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in the USA did a survey and found that the impact of cat scratch fever
is more deadly than they could ever have imagined.
Otherwise known as cat scratch fever
or bartonellosis, this bacterial infection is most often associated with kittens, though an obvious scratch is not always involved.
honei), as well as the closely related Q fever (Coxiella burnetii) and cat scratch fever
(Bartonella henselae) (1,2).
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
Cats can transmit diseases to humans such as rabies, toxoplasmosis and cat scratch fever