What is the role of lab studies in the workup of coxsackievirus acute hemorrhagic conjunctivitis (AHC)?

Updated: Aug 24, 2018
  • Author: Martha L Muller, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
  • Print

Diagnosis requires conjunctival swabs or scrapings, which are 90% successful. A rising antibody titer can be demonstrated.

Did this answer your question?
Additional feedback? (Optional)
Thank you for your feedback!