Which lab tests are performed during the treatment of leprosy?

Updated: Aug 24, 2018
  • Author: Darvin Scott Smith, MD, MSc, DTM&H; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Answer

Follow-up laboratory studies during treatment include the following:

  • Urinalyses

  • CBC count

  • Creatinine

  • Liver function tests

Yearly skin scrapings taken from the 3 or 4 most active lesions are recommended.


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