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Wales Cat-scratch Disease : Epidemiology , Etiology , and Treabnent

  title={Wales Cat-scratch Disease : Epidemiology , Etiology , and Treabnent},
  author={J. J. Windsor},
  • J. J. Windsor
  • Published 2013
  • Cat-scratch disease (CSD) is a clinical syndrome that usually presents as a self-limiting lymphadenopathy associated with a cat scratch or bite. Commonly affecting children and young adults, it has a worldwide distribution. In temperate climates, higher rates are reported in the autumn and winter, which can be attributed to the seasonal breeding of the domestic cat. The ~rganism responsible was identified in 1983, having eluded detection for 50 years. Initially, Afipia felis was thought to be… CONTINUE READING


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