Lawton_Dr. Kristy Bradley, Epidemiologist with the Oklahoma State Department of health has informed 7News that the patient who was seen at Southwestern Medical Center in Lawton for a mysterious rash (determined not to be contagious) is continuing to improve. While tests are still underway to find it's cause, Bradley says they have been able to rule out a number of diseases so far.
The first round of testing with rapid results called PCR has come back with negative results for vaccinia, chicken pox, and orthopox. Bradley said some tests are pending as attempts to grow possible viruses will take several more days. Results are possible by Tuesday or Wednesday.
She stressed that it appears the rash developed by the patient after possible contact with a soldier who had recently received a smallpox vaccination was coincidental and not related in any way.
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