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Tzanck test

Overview Risks Results
Alternative Names:
Herpes skin test; Chicken pox skin test
Normal Values:
No presence of herpes-infected cells in the scraping is normal.
What abnormal results mean:
The results are immediately available. If herpes-infected cells are detected, the patient has been infected with one or the other of the following:
Viral lesion culture
Viral lesion culture

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