A 33-year-old member asked:
how accurate is serology for herpes simplex 1 and 2?
1 doctor answer
Dr. Martin Raff answered
55 years experience Infectious Disease
Viral isolation: None of the serologic tests will convincingly differentiate between herpes types 1 & 2 infections. The only way to definitively do this is to isolate the virus and test it for type.
Answered on Sep 28, 2016
90,000 U.S. doctors in 147 specialties are here to answer your questions or offer you advice, prescriptions, and more. Get help now:
People also searched for:
Connect by text or video with a U.S. board-certified doctor now — wait time is less than 1 minute!