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Cat-Scratch Disease MeSH Descriptor Data 2024


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Cat-Scratch Disease
Tree Number(s)
C01.150.252.400.126.100.150
C15.604.315.249
Unique ID
D002372
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D002372
Annotation
coord IM with AFIPIA (IM) or BARTONELLA HENSELAE (IM) if appropriate
Scope Note
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.
Entry Version
CAT SCRATCH DIS
Entry Term(s)
Bartonella henselae Infection
Cat Scratch Disease
Cat Scratch Fever
Catscratch Disease
Inoculation Lymphoreticulosis
Inoculative Lymphoreticulosis
NLM Classification #
WC 640
Date Established
1966/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
2020/01/16
Cat-Scratch Disease Preferred
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