How is cat scratch disease (CSD) treated in immunocompromised patients?

Updated: Feb 16, 2021
  • Author: Robert A Schwartz, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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A single treatment for all Bartonella -related diseases has not been identified, so treatment must be tailored to specific situations. Immunocompromised patients tend to develop more-severe Bartonella infections and may require prolonged antibiotic treatment.


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