Posts Tagged ‘Diagnostic tests’

Hansen’s Disease (Leprosy) – Diagnostic tests (For professionals)

Thursday, June 10th, 2010

Histological examination of the skin lesion and nerve for the typical histological changes and the presence of acid-fast bacilli is required for the definitive diagnosis of leprosy. All cases of leprosy should preferably be confirmed histologically as labeling a person with leprosy carries with it dire social and medical implications. Slit skin smear to detect […]

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