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False positive herpes culture; what is the chance of it?
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Dr. Kevin Considine
Family Medicine
In brief: Fairly Small
Not too likely as a culture is the actual organism itself that was cultured from the patient's lesion in question.
Unless it is a mislabeled specimen in the lab as an example.

In brief: Fairly Small
Not too likely as a culture is the actual organism itself that was cultured from the patient's lesion in question.
Unless it is a mislabeled specimen in the lab as an example.
Dr. Kevin Considine
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