What are the treatment options for hepatosplenic 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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Intravenous administration of aminoglycoside antibiotics has been reported to be helpful. Most patients become afebrile within 48 hours of initiating treatment; however, in a few cases, fever has persisted for up to a month, even with antibiotic therapy.


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