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Is there a specific test that can diagnose enterovirus D68 in children?

There is a test that can diagnose enterovirus D68, but results take a while to get and treatment for symptoms is the same regardless of the underlying virus. Watch pediatrician Lisa Thornton, MD, explain why your child's doctor may not use this test.

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