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What is meant by false positive test results?

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Dr. Wayne Ingram
Obstetrics & Gynecology

In brief: Not really positive

A false positive test is when the test is really negative but was reported or converted to positive but is not a true indicator for the result.

In brief: Not really positive

A false positive test is when the test is really negative but was reported or converted to positive but is not a true indicator for the result.
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