Test, Redux

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  • Rapid Antigen tests have high specificity and lower sensitivity. (low false positive and higher false negative)
  • In populations with a high positivity rate, positive Ag test results indicate that individuals are infected and presumed to be infectious.
  • A false positive is more likely to occur when the overall positivity rate in a population is low. If either a false positive or false negative is a concern, these should be verified by PCR test.

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Dr. Rohr-Allegrini is an epidemiologist and tropical disease scientist currently working to prevent diseases through immunizations.

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Cherise Rohr-Allegrini, PhD, MPH

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