Cat Scratch Disease

or cat scratch fever

Origin and symptoms

The disease is a inflammation of the lymph nodes which causes swollen lymph nodes near the site of the bite or scratch on the neck and is usually only on one side. Symptoms of the disease first showed up in 1889 then became clea in the 1950's Robert Debr'e.

Bacteria, Treatment, and Affects on the people around you

The bacteria that could cause the infection is either Bartonella henselae or Bartonella quintana. Cat scratch does have some antibiodicts but the effects of cat scratch will wear off in most heathy people but for some who are not have many choices for antibiodicts eight in total for ready treatments. ( one of the eight treatments is ciporfloxacin ) Cat scratch is not cetchable, it is spread by being bitten or scratchd by a cat ( mostly a Kitten ) that will not spread from person to person.


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