What is cat scratch disease?

Also known as: cat-scratch disease, CSD, cat scratch fever, bartonella infection.

As the name implies, cat scratch disease is an infection that occurs after being scratched or bitten by a cat or fleas that were on a cat.

Reviewed by: P. Marcelo Laufer, MD

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