Term: Positive and Negative Tests
Last Updated: 2012-12-03
Results of tests in determining the presence of a disease. When the disease has been identified, the test result is 'positive'; when the disease is absent, the test result is 'negative'.
Lix L, Smith M, Azimaee M, Dahl M, Nicol P, Burchill C, Burland E, Goh C, Schultz J, Bailly A.
A Systematic Investigation of Manitoba's Provincial Laboratory Data.
Manitoba Centre for Health Policy,
2012. [Report] [Summary] (View)