Shingles (Herpes Zoster) tests
Shingles (Herpes Zoster)

Tests could include:

  • A skin culture is used to test for germs that affect yourskin, fingernails,ortoenails. A skin culture might be called a mucosal culture if it involves the mucosa membranes. These are the moist linings inside certain areas of your body, such as you...
    Source:HLCMS
  • The varicella vaccine protects against chickenpox. There is still a slight chance of developing the chickenpox, even after being vaccinated.
    Source:HLCMS
  • Sputum direct fluorescent antibody (DFA) is a laboratory test your doctor may order if you have a lung infection or pneumonia. This test is performed on a sample of your sputum (phlegm) to find specific types of microorganisms (bacteria). It is al...
    Source:HLCMS
  • Suspicious of a mole, freckle or spot on your skin? Read about tests to expect during a visit with your doctor.
    Source:HLCMS
  • A skin lesion biopsy is a simple medical procedure in which a sample of your skin is removed and tested in a laboratory. The sample taken during a biopsy is often very small-often the size of a grain of rice. The sample size is just large enough f...
    Source:HLCMS
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