Cat scratch disease Causes, Symptoms and Treatment | Sehat.com
This is a common disease if you have cats as pets at home. Usually kids play with the cats unaware of the health hazards they might cause. With the scratches and bites of cats a bacteria is transmitted which is called Bartonella bacteria and the infection is spread to the person. It is also called as CSD; Cat scratch fever; Bartonellosis.
The Causes of the disease
The disease called Cat scratch disease is caused by Bartonella henselae. If a cat that is infected scratches or bites you then this disease is spread. The disease is also spread if there is any contact with the infected cat’s saliva on skin that is wounded or the white of the eye.