Can HSV Swab Test Detect Subclinical/Asymptomatic Infection?
This is a very simple question really. Can an HSV swab test detect a subclinical or asymptomatic infection? For example, if I were to have a scab that was swabbed by the doctor "just in case" it is an HSV lesion (but there is almost no indication that it is) would the viral culture test be able to determine a subclinical infection that normally requires a blood test?
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