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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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 and ringworm.
Cats can transmit diseases to humans such as rabies, toxoplasmosis and cat scratch fever.