Bartonella henselae

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  • 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 is

  • Viruses : A Bacterial Infection Caused By Bartonell Henselae Bacteria

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    Catch scratch fever disease is a bacterial infection caused by Bartonell henselae bacteria. This disease gets in name because people contract it from cats. It is one of the most common bacteria in the world. Most infections usually occur after scratches from domestic or feral cats, especially kittens. CDS occurs whenever cats and fleas are around. Common symptoms include fever; enlarged lymph nodes, scab or pustule at the scratch site. In the United States, most cases occur in the fall and winter

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • 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

  • What Is Zoonotic Infectious Disease?

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    parasites, and many more. Many diseases which plague the human species can be life threatening. Be more alert about a single scratch from a friendly paw. Researchers discovered how cats can quickly spread an infectious fatal disease such as Bartonella henselae bacteria. Also, known as cat scratch disease or CDC. Most infections cases commonly occur after scratches from fetal or domestic cats, especially kittens. CSD arise wherever fleas are found on cats. The most common symptoms include enlarged

  • Cat Scratch Disease Research Paper

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    does not cause serious problems. However, a more severe infection can develop in people with other illnesses or problems that weaken their body's defense system (immune system). CAUSES This condition is caused by a type of bacteria called Bartonella henselae. These bacteria are present in the mouth or on the claws of cats. SYMPTOMS Common symptoms of this condition include: • A red and sore pimple or bump, with or without pus, on the skin where the cat

  • Cat Scratch Disease Essay

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    Treatments for cat scratch disease By Jonas Wilson, Ing. Med. Transmitted by the bite or scratch of a cat and occasionally by fleas or ticks, cat scratch disease (CSD) is a common bacterial infection. It is caused by Bartonella henselae and has a high prevalence in humid and warm climates. Children and adolescents are more likely than adults to have a higher risk of exposure. People who become infected present within 1 – 2 weeks with mild infection at the site of inoculation, which is followed

  • Why Do Pets Become Unprotected?

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    Everyone Deserves a Second Opportunity Companion animals are common creatures selected by their owners who desire to share a life with them; furthermore, with a meaningful purpose their owners determine to take responsibility for being in charge of those species. As an example, this kind of commitment was established also in the elder Egyptians’civilization, where cats were considered magical creatures; for that reason, they were revered and special beings for them. Unfortunately, some paths