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  • Viruses : A Bacterial Infection Caused By Bartonell Henselae Bacteria

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    lymph nodes, scab or pustule at the scratch site. In the United States, most cases occur in the fall and winter and illness is most common in children less than 15 years old. Disease Causative Agent Bacteria Taxonomy: (website 2) Specific Name: Bartonella henselae, formally Rochalimæa Domain — Bacteria — Most common group of bacteria, they live in

  • Genotypes Of Bartonella In Kenya

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    Kosoy et al. [11] described the presence of Bartonella in 13 insectivorous and frugivorous bat species sampled across 25 localities in Kenya. A total of 331 blood samples were re-suspended in brain-heart infusion (BHI) broth and plated on agar supplemented with 10% rabbit blood, of which 106 (30.2%) were culture positive. Bartonella isolates were obtained from 23 (26%) straw-colored fruit bat (Eidolon helvum), 22 (21%) Egyptian fruit bats (Rousettus aegyptiacus), four (44%) African sheath-tailed

  • Bartonella Henselae Research Paper

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    called Bartonella Henselae is transmitted from ticks to cats via their feces. Once this bacterium is transmitted to the cat it can be easily passed on to a human via the saliva through a cat scratch, lick or bite. The disease associated with this bacterium is known as Cat Scratch Fever (disease). Although being called cat scratch fever this disease is more common in kittens as they maybe too young for flea treatments making them more susceptible to acquire the infected flea. Bartonella Henselae

  • Diseas Disease Research Paper

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    found in the fur of the cat or mouth and the virus is transmitted to the human through a scratch and the process of transmitting the virus to human is known as cat scratch – Actually, the fact is that nearly 40 percent of the cat in the world has Bartonella virus that is dangerous for humans and cause effects to the human

  • How Do Infections Cause Cancer?

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    Infectious agents, such as bacteria and viruses, represent the third largest cause of cancer. Accounting for more than 20% of all cancers worldwide, cancers caused by infectious agents are more common in developing countries where access to medicine and antibiotics is more difficult. However, even in developed countries like the United States, infections still play a role in many common cancers, some which have proven difficult to treat. Infections that are carcinogenic, such as Hepatitis C and

  • CAT: Tracial Infection Disease (CSD)

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    CAT-SCRATCH DISEASE Overview Cat scratch fever is also called cat scratch disease (CSD), it is a bacterial infection. The infection takes its name because most of the people get from cats infected with Bartonella Hensel ae, which is one of the most common bacteria in the world that mostly spread by the cat. Causes CSD is a bacterial infection spread which occurs by the bite and scratch by the cat but sometimes Dog and monkey bites also have been implicated, as well as thorns, pins, and splinters

  • Die From Lyme Disease

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    Can You Die From Lyme Disease? Lyme disease is an inflammatory disease characterized at first by a fever, headache, chills, and a rash and later by arthritis, cardiac, and neurological disorders, caused by bacteria that is spread by ticks. Lyme disease is common in North America, Europe, and Asia and is caused by bacteria called Borrelia burgdorferi. Infected ticks spread the bacteria by biting people or animals. There are two kinds of ticks that carry Lyme disease in the U.S.. They are the deer

  • Huma Case Studies

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    On admission, the body temperature was 39ºC. Physical examination revealed an ill-appearing well-developed girl with mild pallor, and anicteric sclera. The patient had right upper quadrant abdominal tenderness with no distension or hepatomegaly. Relevant laboratory data included white blood cell count of 13.780/μL with 78% neutrophils; hemoglobin, 10.9 g/dL and C-reactive protein was 325 mg/L. Liver function tests, blood urea nitrogen and electrolytes were within reference ranges. Chest radiograph

  • Mycoplasma Haemofelis: Feline Tiny Blood Parasite Essay

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    Mycoplasma haemofelis is the most prevalent erythroparasite in felines (Reagan, 30). This tiny blood parasite is the cause of feline hemotropic mycoplasmosis (FHM), previously known as feline infectious anemia (FIA) (“New: IDEXX…”). Formerly known as Haemobartonella felis or Eperythrozoon felis, these hemoplasma were considered rickettsial organisms until the late 1990’s following 16S ribosomal RNA gene sequence analysis which revealed a closer pylogenetical relationship to the genus Mycoplasma

  • Research Paper On Cat Scratch Disease

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    What is cat scratch disease? By Jonas Wilson, Ing. Med. Cat scratch disease (CSD), also known as subacute regional lymphadenitis or cat scratch fever, is a common bacterial infection caused by Bartonella henselae. As one may deduce, infected cats are disease vectors and transmit the bacteria, which is found in their saliva via bites or scratches. It is estimated that up to 50 percent of cats may be carriers of the microorganism responsible for CSD and these cats may show no signs of infection