What are rare causes of cat scratch disease (CSD)?

Updated: Feb 16, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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A rare report describes veterinarian who developed fever of unknown origin and persistent backache a month after an accidental needle puncture. Serology and molecular identification confirmed it to be B henselae infection. [31]


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