False Positive Reactions

"False Positive Reactions" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

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Positive test results in subjects who do not possess the attribute for which the test is conducted. The labeling of healthy persons as diseased when screening in the detection of disease. (Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)


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Bar chart showing 24 publications over 17 distinct years, with a maximum of 2 publications in 2002 and 2005 and 2007 and 2008 and 2009 and 2013 and 2020
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