Contagious

Immune System


Step 1: View Clinicals

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Step 2: Order Relevant Investigations

1. NCS of B/L UL & LL
2. Anti-PGL-I IgM Antibodies
3. Slit Skin Smear and Biopsy
4. Wood's Lamp Examination

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