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I want 2 different results to confirm/rule out my herpes status after culture, despite results, will doc order blood test next ? I need to be sure

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In brief: Was culture +?

If culture positive then you don't need blood test, if negative the blood test can give you antibody status (tell you if you have been exposed in past).

In brief: Was culture +?

If culture positive then you don't need blood test, if negative the blood test can give you antibody status (tell you if you have been exposed in past).
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