What is the duration of antibiotic treatment for 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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Answer

Although data are lacking, patients with catscratch disease who are treated should receive treatment for 10-14 days. Immunocompromised patients may require much longer courses of therapy. No specific dose recommendations are available for treating CSD.


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