Comparison of the Tzanck test and polymerase chain reaction in the diagnosis of cutaneous herpes simplex and varicella zoster virus infections


Ozcan A., Senol M., Saglam H., Seyhan M., Durmaz R., Aktas E., ...Daha Fazla

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY, cilt.46, ss.1177-1179, 2007 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 46 Konu: 11
  • Basım Tarihi: 2007
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1111/j.1365-4632.2007.03337.x
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF DERMATOLOGY
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1177-1179

Özet

Background Although the diagnosis of herpes simplex virus (HSV) and varicella zoster virus (VZV) infections is usually made clinically, the Tzanck test, electron microscopy, viral culture, polymerase chain reaction (PCR), and serologic tests can be utilized to verify the diagnosis.