Osteomyelitis in cat scratch disease: A case report and literature review


Case study of osteomyelitis (bone infection) caused by #Bartonellahenselae infection. In this case, the test for antibodies (serology) was negative. Only a test looking for Bartonella DNA (PCR) revealed the cause of the infection.
Cases like this reveal the importance of using the best Bartonella testing available for diagnosis.
Arch Pediatr. 2015 Dec 22. pii: S0929-693X(15)00441-8. doi: 10.1016/j.arcped.2015.11.009. [Epub ahead of print] ENGLISH ABSTRACT
NCBI.NLM.NIH.GOV|PAR LAFENETRE M , ET AL.