Bartonella may not harm fetus in pregnant women

02/25/2012 | Reuters

Recent research suggests that Bartonella henselae may not pose a threat to the fetus of an infected pregnant woman, but more research is needed to confirm these findings since the study size was small -- only eight women. Bartonella henselae, a bacterium transmitted to about seven in every 100,000 people from cat scratches, causes swollen lymph nodes, fever and fatigue, with rare instances of temporary blindness and brain infection.

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