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Descriptor English: False Positive Reactions
Descriptor Spanish: Reacciones Falso Positivas
Descriptor resultados falsos positivos
Scope note: Resultados positivos de las pruebas en sujetos que no poseen el atributo para el que se realiza dicha prueba. En el cribado para la detección de una enfermedad, los individuos sanos son etiquetados como enfermos. (Traducción libre del original: Last, A Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)
Descriptor Portuguese: Reações Falso-Positivas
Descriptor French: Faux positifs
Entry term(s): False Positive Reaction
Positive Reaction, False
Positive Reactions, False
Reaction, False Positive
Reactions, False Positive
Tree number(s): E01.354.506
RDF Unique Identifier: https://id.nlm.nih.gov/mesh/D005189
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)
Annotation: usually NIM
Previous Indexing: specific disease/diagnosis (1966-1967)
specific test (1966-1967)
Public MeSH Note: 70
History Note: 70(68)
DeCS ID: 5290
Unique ID: D005189
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Date Established: 1970/01/01
Date of Entry: 1999/01/01
Revision Date: 1997/06/20
False Positive Reactions - Preferred
Concept UI M0008178
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)
Preferred term False Positive Reactions
Entry term(s) False Positive Reaction
Positive Reaction, False
Positive Reactions, False
Reaction, False Positive
Reactions, False Positive



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