Posted: January 15th, 2018
Herpes zoster : 5 important points to note
The clinic nurse notes that the physician has documented a diagnosis of herpes zoster (shingles) in the male client’s chart.
Based on an understanding of the cause of this disorder, the nurse determines that this definitive diagnosis was made following which diagnostic test?
A. Patch test
B. Skin biopsy
C. Culture of the lesion
D. Woo’s light examination