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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Cat scratch disease in Connecticut: epidemiology, risk factors, and evaluation of a new diagnostic test.
Improved culture from lymph nodes of patients with cat scratch disease and genotypic characterization of Bartonella henselae isolates in Australia.
Dermatologic manifestations and update of cat scratch disease.
In contrast to cat scratch disease and lymphogranuloma venereum, palisading histiocytes were not noted around the microabscesses.
The bacterium appears markedly similar to one described in a 1913 report on an ocular form of cat scratch disease, and may well be the same organism, says Gerber.
Seroprevalence of antibodies to Bartonella henselae in patients with cat scratch disease and in healthy controls: evaluation and comparison of two commercial serological tests.
Cat scratch disease in the United States: an analysis of three national databases.
Musculoskeletal manifestations of cat scratch disease.
henselae infection induces chronic arthritis in a subset of cat scratch disease (CSD) patients, and atypical CSD manifestations are more likely to develop in elderly patients (31,32).
Cat scratch disease has been reported in Chile, and B.