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False Positive Reactions MeSH Descriptor Data 2023


MeSH Heading
False Positive Reactions
Tree Number(s)
E01.354.506
Unique ID
D005189
RDF Unique Identifier
http://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005189
Annotation
usually NIM
Scope Note
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)
Previous Indexing
specific disease/diagnosis (1966-1967)
specific test (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note
70
History Note
70(68)
Date Established
1970/01/01
Date of Entry
1999/01/01
Revision Date
1997/06/20

No Qualifiers
False Positive Reactions Preferred
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