Dr. David Krulak
Family Medicine

In brief: False positive

A false positive means that the test shows positive, even though the reality is actually negative.
Any test has a chance of generating both false positives and false negatives. However, tests are designed to keep those false results as low as possible.

In brief: False positive

A false positive means that the test shows positive, even though the reality is actually negative.
Any test has a chance of generating both false positives and false negatives. However, tests are designed to keep those false results as low as possible.
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