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How come my hsv-2 (herpes 2) test say there was some HSV found yet the test was negative?

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Dr. Ryan Phasouk
Family Medicine
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In brief: Test specificity

A patient may test negative for hsv-2 yet be positive for hsv-1, hence still having a positive hsv test.

In brief: Test specificity

A patient may test negative for hsv-2 yet be positive for hsv-1, hence still having a positive hsv test.
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