Tzanck

Tzanck

(tsahnk),
Arnault, Russian dermatologist, 1886-1954. See: Tzanck cells, Tzanck test.
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Comparison of Tzanck smear, viral culture, and DNA diagnostic methods in detection of herpes simplex and varicellazoster infection.
Major organization : CENTRE MEeDICO CHIRURGICAL, INSTITUT ARNAULT TZANCK (FR45 317 237 832)
A suspected herpes infection may be confirmed by a Tzanck smear, a rapid polymerase chain reaction test done on a dry swab or ciectronmicroscopy.
All funds raised, that means 100%, are in aid of Cancer Research UK, Clinique Tzanck Cancer Care unit in Mougins, France and the Children's Cancer unit at the Lenval Hospital in Nice.
What is the disadvantage of Tzanck smear test for detection of HSV?
Tzanck smears for HSV and VZV are easily and rapidly prepared in the clinical setting and, when positive, allow for quick, inexpensive diagnosis.
Erken donem lezyonlardan yapilan Tzanck yaymada, multinukleer dev epitel hucreleri gorulur (%75).
Had the dental professions collectively decided to cash in on Marcel Duchamp's 1919 check to his dentist Daniel Tzanck, issued by the fictional Teeth's Loan and Trust Company?
He opined that such vesicular eruptions were typical of Herpes zoster and confirmed it with Tzanck smear which showed characteristic multinucleated syncitial giant cell (Fig.
Cellular detection methods, including Tzanck test and Pap smear, are not recommended for HSV detection because of their low sensitivity, she said.
Marcel Duchamp made a neat joke about this in his Tzanck Check of 1919, a fake financial document but a real work of art, and hence now worth much more than the $115 which it purported to draw on Teeth's Loan and Trust Company.
In addition to tissue biopsy, lab testing such as angiotensin converting enzyme (ACE) for sarcoidosis, (1) c-antineutrophil cytoplasmic antibody (c-ANCA) to rule out Wegener granulomatosis, rapid plasma reagin (RPR) for syphilis, (1,4) Tzanck smear and viral culture to evaluate for herpes, (5) and other appropriate cultures and serologic tests to rule out other infectious causes should be considered.