cat-bite disease

cat-·bite dis·ease

rat-bite fever, presumably spread from rats to cats and thus to humans.
Synonym(s): cat-bite fever
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An infection by Pasteurella multocida, an oral saprobe of felines, which forms an abscess at the inoculation site, and may cause focal arthralgia; other complications are rare
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