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If being swab tested specifically for one infection does this mean it can pick up other problems?

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Dr. Martin Raff
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease

In brief: Not likely

If the swab was sent for culture and grew a specific organism that is the probable cause of the infection if taken from the correct area and handled appropriately.
It is not designated for other purposes.

In brief: Not likely

If the swab was sent for culture and grew a specific organism that is the probable cause of the infection if taken from the correct area and handled appropriately.
It is not designated for other purposes.
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