The Bite That Keeps On Giving! - Page #3

Lab Studies:
Labs ordered:
1. Wound Culture
2. Tzank smear
3. Viral serology
Note: Patient was unable to obtain laboratory test for an additional 2 days.

Other Studies:
Wound culture negative
Tzank smear not performed at University Health Clinic
IgM: 0.91 (equivocal for anti-HSV 1)
IgG: > 5.00 (>1.10 positive for antibodies to HSV 1)

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