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This study presents a systematic approach by using a stepwise binary masking idea to enable a significant reduction of false positive from the correlation images, caused by many spatial and temporal changes.
Officers patrolling boxer Anthony Joshua's world heavyweight title fight with Carlos Takam in Cardiff recorded five true positives compared to 46 false positives, while there were no recordings of either kind when Prince Harry and Meghan Markle visited the city in January.
For women who resided in metropolitan regions, the retention rate for those with an index false positive result decreased with increasing invasiveness of procedure (63.9% for imaging only follow-up, 53.1% for needle sample and 37.2% for open biopsy).
In a situation, when 2x2 table is not given and only sensitivity, specificity, false positive rate, false negative rate and prevalence of disease are known.
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Then the outcome analysis of the first trimester contingent test was done regarding the sensitivity, specificity, false positive rate and false negative rate.
The false positive rate remains accurate at 1 out of every 1,000 tests, for all sample spaces.
Anxiety levels in athletes with a false positive screen were similar, regardless of whether the finding was based on the ECG, physical exam, or history.
The current prenatal screening standard of care for Down syndrome and other trisomies in low-risk pregnancies is more than three times as likely to return a false positive, compared with false-positive rates from noninvasive, cell-free DNA testing, according to a new study.
M2 PHARMA-February 27, 2014-Illumina's verifi prenatal test lowers false positive rate of foetal trisomies 21 and 18 detection
Potential Ways to Decrease False Positive Cases Biopsy Site/ Cases, No.