What is the role of skin testing in the diagnosis of bartonellosis (Bartonella infection)?

Updated: Jun 19, 2019
  • Author: Kassem A Hammoud, MD; Chief Editor: Pranatharthi Haran Chandrasekar, MBBS, MD  more...
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Answer

The catscratch disease skin test is helpful. However, this test may transmit other infectious agents, as it is derived from human pus.


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