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Cat-Scratch Disease

A self-limiting bacterial infection of the regional lymph nodes caused by AFIPIA felis, a gram-negative bacterium recently identified by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and by BARTONELLA HENSELAE. It usually arises one or more weeks following a feline scratch, with raised inflammatory nodules at the site of the scratch being the primary symptom.
Also Known As:
Catscratch Disease; Inoculative Lymphoreticulosis; Cat Scratch Disease; Disease, Cat-Scratch; Disease, Catscratch; Inoculation Lymphoreticuloses; Inoculative Lymphoreticuloses; Lymphoreticuloses, Inoculation; Lymphoreticuloses, Inoculative; Lymphoreticulosis, Inoculation; Lymphoreticulosis, Inoculative; Inoculation Lymphoreticulosis
Networked: 205 relevant articles (6 outcomes, 4 trials/studies)

Relationship Network

Disease Context: Research Results

Related Diseases

1. Retinitis
2. Hypercalcemia (Milk Alkali Syndrome)
3. Infection
4. Bacillary Angiomatosis
5. Lymphatic Diseases (Lymphadenopathy)

Experts

1. Vermeulen, M J: 4 articles (02/2009 - 06/2007)
2. Herremans, M: 3 articles (02/2009 - 06/2007)
3. Boyce, Thomas G: 2 articles (10/2013 - 09/2008)
4. Lowe, Lisa H: 2 articles (11/2012 - 08/2007)
5. Tsuneoka, Hidehiro: 2 articles (11/2012 - 03/2007)
6. Schellekens, J F P: 2 articles (02/2009 - 11/2007)
7. Koopmans, M P G: 2 articles (02/2009 - 11/2007)
8. Bakker, J: 2 articles (02/2009 - 11/2007)
9. Peeters, M F: 2 articles (09/2007 - 06/2007)
10. Verbakel, H: 2 articles (09/2007 - 06/2007)

Drugs and Biologics

Drugs and Important Biological Agents (IBA) related to Cat-Scratch Disease:
1. Anti-Bacterial Agents (Antibiotics)IBA
2. DNA (Deoxyribonucleic Acid)IBA
3. Azithromycin (Zithromax)FDA LinkGeneric
4. Gentamicins (Gentamicin)FDA LinkGeneric
5. SteroidsIBA
6. Ciprofloxacin (Cipro)FDA LinkGeneric
7. AntigensIBA
8. AntibodiesIBA
9. CalciumIBA
10. Immunoglobulin G (IgG)IBA

Therapies and Procedures

1. Transplants (Transplant)
2. Transplantation (Transplant Recipients)
3. Splenectomy
4. Aftercare (After-Treatment)
5. Kidney Transplantation