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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parasites caught from animals, such as ringworm (fungal skin disease), Toxocara canis (a dog worm), Cat-scratch fever and Psittacosis from birds.
According to a recent study, up to 50% of new seizures in this age group may be caused by Bartonella henselae, the agent responsible for cat-scratch fever, noted Dr.
His problem, instead, was believed to be a condition called cat-scratch disease (more commonly known as cat-scratch fever).