Tag: Bartonellosis: Understanding Cat Scratch Fever

Cats with Cat Scratch Fever

Cats with Cat Scratch Fever

What Is Cat Scratch Fever? Cats with Cat Scratch Fever For many of us, “cat scratch fever” brings to mind Ted Nugent’s ’70s rock classic. But cat scratch fever is more than just a catchy song; it’s a condition called bartonellosis. The responsible bacteria, Bartonella henselae, is most commonly spread to humans by a cat scratch and often results in…

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