What caused woman's odd liver problem — dog or cat?

November 13, 2014 4:35 PM

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What caused woman's odd liver problem — dog or cat?

A woman in the Netherlands contracted an unusual bacterial infection that may have come from one of her pet cats, according to a new report of her case.

After a weeklong fever, the 46-year-old woman went to the hospital and told doctors she was tired, and was having night sweats and pain in her upper right abdomen symptoms that were "all very vague," said Dr. Marloes van Ierland-van Leeuwen, a gastroenterologist at Onze Lieve Vrouwe Gasthuis hospita...

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