When you hear the words “cat scratch fever,” your first thought is probably the popular Ted Nugent song from 1977. However, cat scratch fever, more commonly known as cat scratch disease, is a very real condition.
Cat scratch disease is a fairly rare self- limiting infectious disease. Approximately 22,000 cases are reported in the United States each year.
In a recent article on Answers.com, I explained causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of cat scratch disease. Click here to read the full article.