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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Mycobacterial infections, cat scratch diseases, cytomegalovirus (CMV), toxoplasmosis-toxin infections, human immunodeficiency virus (HIV), sarcoidosis are considered during the differential diagnosis, but less frequently neoplasms should also be considered.
King, "Cat scratch disease: a bacterial infection," Science, vol.
Edwards Jr., "Cat scratch disease: the larger view," Pediatrics, vol.
Omachi et al., "Serological study of Bartonella henselae in cat scratch disease in Japan," Microbiology and Immunology, vol.
Cat Scratch Disease: This is caused by a bacteria called Bartonella Henselae.
Cat scratch disease (CSD) is caused by Bartonella henselae a hemotropic bacterium that infects human, domestic and wild mammals.
multicenter retrospective review of 53 cases of ocular cat scratch disease outlined the following clinical characteristics; 1) a mean age of 27.8 yrs.
She'd gone to a local emergency department 8 days ago with similar complaints, and was treated with azithromycin and cephalexin for presumptive mastiffs and possible cat scratch disease. Despite the antibiotics, she said that her symptoms had worsened; she'd developed a dry cough, dyspnea, general malaise, and a fever of 100.6[degrees]F.
First, culture may not recover atypical bacteria, such as Bartonella henselae, the causative agent of cat scratch disease (CSD), which is a common cause of infectious lymphadenitis in the pediatric population in the United States.
Cat scratch disease is a common infection, particularly in children, that usually presents as tender, swollen lymph nodes.
Not just because they carry diseases from scabies to bartonellosis, 'cat scratch disease', but because I realise that just as I hate to see birds in cages, not all cats need to live in individual human homes, maybe, some can be just as happy with the scavenging freedom of the open road...
Or, if you like, illnesses you can catch from your pet, you can catch from cats or dogs: Campylobacter infection, cat scratch disease, hookworm, lyme disease and toxoplasmosis are but a few.
As a side note, the authors say that bacillary angiomatosis ("cat scratch disease") infects humans when flea excrement containing the bug Bartonella henselae gets under the skin along with the cat scratch.
Cat Scratch Disease (Bartonella henselae): A bacterial disease associated with cat scratches and bites.
The reports range from antimicrobial therapy for methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infections to an update on cat scratch disease to the well-published alterations to antibacterial prophylaxis prior to dental and gastrointestinal procedures.