What is danger of cat bites?

Infection. One of the most common bugs is pasteurella multocida. If the infection were to develop within hours of the bite, it is likely this bug, part of the feline normal mouth bacterial flora.
Infection. Cat bites have an extremely high risk of causing infection (about 95%). The bacteria in cat's teeth, combined with the sharp small teeth, tend to cause inoculation of the bacteria which humans tend to not be able to fight off. Antibiotics are normally warranted.
INFECTION. Cat bites can cause a puncture-type wound; maybe deeper than a dog. There can also be unusual infecting bacteria, like Pasteurella and Bartonella, in addition to Staph and Strep.
The most frequent . Infection from cat bites is pasteurella multocida. Other infections that people can get from cats by a variety of transmission routes include: cat scratch disease, campylobacter, ringworm, roundworm, hookworm, tapeworm, rabies, fleas (very temporarily), toxoplasmosis, giardiasis, cryptosporidiosis, salmonellosis ; pasteurella multocida.