Tag Archives: Cat Scratch Fever

Sandflies in Iraq Infect Americans Who Bring Home Lyme Disease and Multiple Co-infections.

A USDA report published last November revealed that sand flies — tiny,  winged gnats often called no-see-ums — were biting troops in Iraq as many as 1,000 times in a single night.  Subscribe to Jenna's Lyme Blog Yes, I want to subscribe. I … Continue reading

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Bartonella Further Complicates Lyme Disease

Bartonella, a common co-infection of Lyme disease, is a destructive blood infection, commonly referred to as “Cat Scratch Fever”.  Currently testing exists for two species, however, there are now over 30 known unique species with over 200 variants.  Dr. Joseph … Continue reading

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Why Can’t We Recover From Lyme Disease?

When Lyme refuses to respond to treatment, many respected Lyme-literate physicians believe that the problem lies in the complex synergies caused by co-infections. Bartonella (Cat Scratch Fever) and Babesia are the co-infections we most often hear about – partly because … Continue reading

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