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Can herpes be detected through a HGC pregnancy blood test?

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Can herpes be detected through a HGC pregnancy blood test?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: OB GYN
Expert:  Dr. C. replied 1 year ago.

Hi, It's Dr. C. Board certified Ob-gyne. I can help you today.

Herpes cannot be detected in an HCG test. It requires a specific test for herpes. The test for herpes can either be taken as a swab from a suspicious lesion or detected in the blood as a previous history of herpes.

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Expert:  Dr. C. replied 1 year ago.

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