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Can a blood born pathogen be detected by a pinprick?

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Dr. Jimmy Lin
Internal Medicine

In brief: May be, may be not.

Many times it takes a lot of blood to culture blood born pathogen.
However, you can detect some antigen with pin prick. So it is hard to determine. Some does, some does not.

In brief: May be, may be not.

Many times it takes a lot of blood to culture blood born pathogen.
However, you can detect some antigen with pin prick. So it is hard to determine. Some does, some does not.
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