Which findings suggest the bacteria in the lymph nodes is not viable in 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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In many lymph nodes negative by culture, Rolain et al observed bacteria by direct immunofluorescence, which suggests that bacteria in lymph nodes are not viable. [26]


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