Cat scratch disease

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  • 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

  • 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

  • Cat Scratch Disease Research Paper

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    Cat-Scratch Disease Cat-scratch disease is a rare infection that can be passed to people through the scratch or bite of an infected cat. The infection causes a red bump at the site of the bite or scratch. It may also cause swollen lymph glands and other symptoms. In most cases, the infection is mild and 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

  • 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

  • What Is Zoonotic Infectious Disease?

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    infectious diseases has significantly increased concerns to humans since the beginning of the domestication of animals. Commonly threating both animals and human’s health and welfare. Mainly these diseases are due to a wide range of pathogens including fungi, bacteria, 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

  • 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

  • Bartonella Henselae Research Paper

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    A bacterium 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

  • Diseas Disease Research Paper

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    or you owe the cat and love to spend time with her then you must need to read this article as here’s a warning? Women lived in Ohio love to spend her time with her lovely cat and the cat usually licked her face but the fact is that she has gone blind in one eye due to the cat as cat transmitted the infection to the women face that blind her from left eye. Women explained about her blindness: The women explains about the accident that she is spending time with her lovely cat and cat was licking to

  • Ringworm Disease

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    slobbery kisses. Unfortunately, these may not be the grossest things that your pet can make you deal with. Pets can spread dangerous diseases that can sometimes be deadly if left untreated. Be aware of these diseases the next time you are playing with your pet to keep you and your family safe. 1. Ringworm A highly contagious fungal infection, ringworm is commonly found in cats and dogs. Animals with the infection normally have patches of missing hair on their fur with red spots on their bare skin. In

  • Feral Cat Population

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    Reducing the Feral Cat Population in Thayer The feral cat population in Thayer, Missouri has exploded. Cats are everywhere you look. Many of the animals appear half starved and diseased. Without intervention to prevent the excessive over breeding of feral cats’ disease will spread and they will die from starvation. The cats need our help. City of Thayer residents my plea to you is to help me stop the cats from destroying our community. On any given day, as a citizen of Thayer, I see twenty