Our expert says:
The Rapid "pin prick" tests are extremely acurate in that they are very sensitive. In fact, they are so sensitive that they do sometimes deliver false positives. This is when a test where blood is drawn (elisa or PRC) comes in, to confirm that the patient is really positive.
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