A 21-year-old female asked:
Is it possible for a culture to mistake syphilis for herpes?
1 doctor answer • 2 doctors weighed in
General Practice 28 years experience
Culturing: No. Not in any way. Culture for syphilis is not the way this is diagnosed. And a culture for herpes is notoriously inaccurate. Both of these tests are better done through blood testing. And, that again would have no cross over potentiality.
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Last updated Dec 22, 2014
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