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Tzanck Smear (Tzanck Prep) for Rapid Diagnosis of a Herpes Virus Infection

Specialty:

Infectious Diseases
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Nephrology, Urology, Obstetrics & Gynecology, Pedatrics, Genetics
Neurology, Psychiatry, Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
Clinical Laboratory

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Description:

Tzanck was a French dermatologist who used cutaneous smears to diagnose a variety of skin disorders. It is most often used for the rapid diagnosis of Herpesvirus infections.

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