The role of Tzanck smear in the diagnosis of herpetic lesions older than three days


FETTAHLIOĞLU KARAMAN B.

CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL, cilt.43, ss.146-150, 2018 (ESCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 43
  • Basım Tarihi: 2018
  • Doi Numarası: 10.17826/cumj.433375
  • Dergi Adı: CUKUROVA MEDICAL JOURNAL
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.146-150

Özet

Purpose: In the diagnosis of herpetic infections, lesions of 1 to 3 days' duration have been proposed to be the most suitable ones for Tzanck smear. In this study, it was aimed to evaluate whether or not a diagnostic yield is obtained when the smear is prepared from older lesions.