cat scratch disease


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Related to cat scratch disease: Bartonella henselae

cat scratch disease

[′kat ¦skrach di‚zēz]
(medicine)
A benign systematic illness in humans characterized by malaise, fever, and a granulomatous lymphadenitis; the causative organism has not been identified. Also known as benign lymphoreticulosis.
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Seroprevalence of antibodies to Bartonella henselae in patients with cat scratch disease and in healthy controls: evaluation and comparison of two commercial serological tests.
Diagnosis of cat scratch disease with detection of Bartonella henselae by PCR: a study of patients with lymph node enlargement.
Children who have been treated with chemotherapy or suffer from abnormalities of the immune system are at high risk of developing severe forms of cat scratch disease and should avoid close contacts with kittens.
The Bartonella Henselae IGG Titer was 1:1024, supportive of the diagnosis of Cat Scratch Disease (CSD).
In a trial carried out in Switzerland, 20 of 20 (100%) children with cat scratch disease (CSD) had high IFA titers of antibody to B.
Key Words: cat scratch disease, epidural abscess, osteomyelitis
Serologic results for cat scratch disease encephalitis patients, by age, date of onset, and date of serum specimen - Broward and Palm Beach counties, Florida, 1994
Cat scratch disease is caused by the bacteria Bartonella henselae, which is spread primarily by fleas among cats and less commonly among dogs.
Objectives: To describe ocular manifestations, diagnosis, and treatment of cat scratch disease.
Cat scratch disease caused by Bartonella henselae is a major cause of unilateral reginal lymphadenitis in children and adults (1).
Cat Scratch Disease (CSD) caused by Bartonella henselae, is a self limited zoonotic disease that is relatively common among children and adolescents.
Cat scratch disease, bacillary angiomatosis, and other infections due to Rochalimaea.