Now, a timely adjustment in this regard would be to reset our "cut-off" for a positive
Risk factors for a positive
TST result ([greater than or equal to] 10 mm) among the study population included [greater than or equal to] 1 week foreign travel to a country with a high prevalence of TB within the past 12 months (odds ratio [OR] 3.
Carriker is charged with having consensual sex with a guy he was casually dating without telling the man he is HIV positive
Most of the literature discusses synergy in terms of a positive
effect, but the effects can also be negative.
About 1 percent have tested positive
for HIV, and most got their results within an hour, Cohen and her colleagues report in the Sept.
98 or, effectively, 200 false positives
detected for every true positive
Clearly, in Humanist Manifesto III's restatement of Humanism, we offer meaningful positives
which, when affirmed, logically disconfirm their opposites.
can occur with viral load tests, but a review of the data in the August, 1999 American Family Physician (1) suggests it is usually possible to differentiate these from the real thing: "During the symptomatic phase of acute HIV infection, the viral RNA shows in excess of 50,000 copies per mL.
As each day passed with no other positives
found, investigators worried that they might be forced to build a circumstantial criminal case, relying totally on the one positive
test result in Washington.
While false positives
are increasing among some ESPs, the industry as a whole is winning the fight to reduce the amount of spam," says Dave Dabbah, Director of Sales and Marketing, Lyris Technologies.
New Jersey initially accepted all dead bird specimens but later reduced the testing of specimens from several counties where numerous positives
had been identified.
In principle, we don't expect a high increase in the number of positives
,'' said professor Jordi Segura, an official with the IOC doping commission.
Now That Most Anti-Spam Filters Are Able to Catch More Than 95% Spam, Users Recognize That False Positives
Have Become Their Real Problem
Much of the debate hinges on one critical question: Just how high is the rate of false positives
using the antibody tests available today?
It provided better results than any of the reviewed products, with no false positives
whatsoever and at the same time allowed very little spam into the Inbox.