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The following are true about neuroretinitis caused by cat-scratch fever: Except(AIIMS Nov 2013)
|A||the pathogen is Bartonella henselae|
|B||skin test is commonly used to diagnose the condition|
|C||lymphadenopathy is common|
|D||low-grade fever is usually present|
Ans. B skin test is commonly used to diagnose the condition
Cat-scratch fever is one of the recognized causes of neuroretinitis. It is a zoonotic infection due to bartonella B henselae and the main reservoir is and cat. Lymphadenopathy and low-grade fever are common.