HIV/Aids

Question
Posted by: king | 2017/08/10

Q.

Good work.

what's false positive test. and false negatives? can you tell me what's the meaning of this ?

Expert's Reply

A.

HIV/Aids expert
- 2017/08/13

  • Best definitions from www.aidsmap.com

  • 1. A false negative result is a failure to correctly identify an HIV-infected person as HIV-positive.
  • 2. A false positive result is an incorrect HIV-positive diagnosis in a person who is not actually infected.
  • 3. True positive and true negative results are correct identifications of the presence and absence of HIV, respectively.

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