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Afipia felis infection

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Description

Cat-scratch disease (CSD) is an infectious disease caused by the bacterium Bartonella henselae. It is typically spread to humans through a scratch or bite from an infected cat. Symptoms of CSD may include fever, fatigue, headache, and a characteristic skin lesion at the site of the scratch or bite. In some cases, more serious complications such as swollen lymph nodes, liver inflammation, and neurological problems may occur. Treatment typically involves antibiotics and supportive care.

Synonyms
  • A. felis infection
  • B. henselae infection
  • Bartonella henselae infection
  • benign inoculation lymphoreticulosis
  • cat-scratch disease
  • cat-scratch fever
  • cat scratch fever
  • R. henselae infection
  • Rochalimaea henselae infection
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