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Can herpes culture test be false positive? If so, now often?
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Dr. Joel Gallant
Internal Medicine - Infectious Disease
In brief: Unlikely
A false positive result would be extremely unusual.
It would require either laboratory contamination or a clerical or technician error in which the result was reported for the wrong patient. I trust herpes culture results.

In brief: Unlikely
A false positive result would be extremely unusual.
It would require either laboratory contamination or a clerical or technician error in which the result was reported for the wrong patient. I trust herpes culture results.
Dr. Joel Gallant
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