SEYMOUR S. KALTER; JAMES E. PRIER; JOHN T. PRIOR
Within recent years the clinical syndrome referred to as Cat Scratch Fever, nonbacterial regional lymphadenitis, benign inoculation lymphoreticulosis, etc., is being recognized more frequently. Following its first recognition by Debré1 and Foshay2 in 1930, numerous reports have been found in the literature concerning the protean nature of the clinical aspects of this disease.3-7 Because the combination of lymphadenopathy and low grade fever can mimic so many disease processes, our chief interest in this entity has been centered about an evaluation of the laboratory methods currently considered to be of value in diagnosing cat scratch fever.
The protean nature of the
KALTER SS, PRIER JE, PRIOR JT. RECENT STUDIES ON THE DIAGNOSIS OF CAT SCRATCH FEVER12. Ann Intern Med. ;42:562–573. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-42-3-562
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