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glossary:cat_scratch_disease

Cat Scratch Disease:

An illness that is characterized by chills, slight fever, and swelling of the lymph glands and is caused by a gram-negative bacterium of the genus Bartonella (B. henselae syn. Rochalimaea henselae) transmitted especially by a cat scratch.

See also: * Infections Associated with Lymphedema

glossary/cat_scratch_disease.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)