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Diagnostic Tests for Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease

Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease: Diagnostic Tests

The list of diagnostic tests mentioned in various sources as used in the diagnosis of Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease includes:

Home Diagnostic Testing

These home medical tests may be relevant to Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease:

Tests and diagnosis discussion for Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease:

A throat swab or stool specimen may be sent to a laboratory to determine which enterovirus caused the illness. Since the testing often takes 2 to 4 weeks to obtain a final answer, the physician usually does not order these tests. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease: CDC-OC)


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