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Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Communicable Disease: Diagnostic Test

DIAGNOSTIC TESTS


Tetanus: WOUND CULTURE
Meningitis: LUMBAR PUNCTURE
Encephalitis: EEG
Polio: EMG; Muscle testing
Rabies: Brain biopsy (Negri bodies) Fluorescent rabies antibody test
Dengue: TOURNIQUET test (Rumpel lead)
Malaria: Malarial smear; QBC (Quantitative Buffy Coat)
Scarlet: DICK'S TEST; SCHULTZ-CHARLTON TEST
Diphtheria: SCHICK'S TEST; Moloney's Test
Pertussis: Nasal swab; agar plate
Tuberculosis: MANTOUX test
Leprosy: SLIT SKIN SMEAR
Pinworm: SCOTCH TAPE SWAB
Typhoid: WIDAL'S test
HIV/AIDS: ELISA; WESTERN BLOT; PCT: Polymerase Chain Reaction Test
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