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Is it possible for a culture to mistake syphilis for herpes?

2 doctors weighed in
Dr. Robert Killian
General Practice
1 doctor agrees

In brief: Culturing

No. Not in any way.
Culture for syphilis is not the way this is diagnosed. And a culture for herpes is notoriously inaccurate. Both of these tests are better done through blood testing. And, that again would have no cross over potentiality.

In brief: Culturing

No. Not in any way.
Culture for syphilis is not the way this is diagnosed. And a culture for herpes is notoriously inaccurate. Both of these tests are better done through blood testing. And, that again would have no cross over potentiality.
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Dr. Ed Friedlander
Pathology

In brief: No

A person can have both.

In brief: No

A person can have both.
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