Cat Scratch Disease (Bartonella henselae) - Minnesota Dept. of Health

Cat Scratch Disease (Bartonella henselae)

Cat scratch disease (CSD), also called cat scratch fever, is a bacterial infection caused by Bartonella henselae, which is generally spread to people through cat bites or scratches. Most healthy people do not develop any symptoms, and those with a mild infection usually get better without any treatment.

  • About Cat Scratch Disease
    CSD facts including how the disease is spread, common symptoms, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention information.

 

Updated Wednesday, 15-Mar-2017 12:23:43 CDT