Cat scratch disease
in the United States: an analysis of three national databases.
Pitfalls and fallacies of cat scratch disease
serology: evaluation of Bartonella henselae-based indirect fluorescence assay and enzyme-linked immunoassay.
Potential infectious etiologies include acute bacterial mastitis, cat scratch disease
, and breast abcess.
Recent advances in diagnosis and treatment of cat scratch disease
There are approximately 22,000 new cases of cat scratch disease
per year in the United States.
A diagnosis of cat scratch disease
does not rule out a diagnosis of mycobacteriosis or neoplasm, according to this report.
Confirmation of diagnosis of cat scratch disease
History and laboratory evaluation revealed that he had Cat Scratch Disease
(CSD), a self-limited infectious disease most often characterized by regional lymphadenopathy.
henselae, a species first recognized in 1990, is the main etiologic agent of cat scratch disease
and is also responsible for bacillary angiomatosis and peliosis hepatitis in immunocompromised (mostly AIDS) patients, (6, 7), as well as bacteremia and endocarditis.
Abstract: A 5-year-old boy with cat scratch disease
presented with fever of unknown origin and osteomyelitis of the thoracic spine and epidural abscess.
Bartonella, or cat scratch disease
, like rabies, can spread directly from an infected animal to humans.
On August 14, 1994, the Broward County Public Health Unit of the Florida Department of Health and Rehabilitative Services was notified of three children from Pompano Beach who were hospitalized with encephalitis attributed to cat scratch disease
Researchers have recently implicated Rochalimaea bacteria as the cause of trench fever and cat scratch disease
, two other human illnesses.
Cat scratch disease
(CSD) is a common cause of swollen lymph nodes in children, especially when the swelling lasts longer than three weeks.
Hand-wrestling your kitten or newly adopted cat may seem like harmless play, but if either would happen to scratch you, you could develop an infection requiring treatment for cat scratch disease