False Covid-19 Test Results – Could We Do Things Better? A Personal Opinion


  • Suzanne Lisbeth Ekelund Retired Principal Specialist, Clinical Biochemist, M. Sci. Roedovre, Denmark




covid-19, test strategy, positive predictive value, false positive results, false negative results


This paper describes the problems with false covid-19 test results, both false positive and false negative results. The problems are related to the quality of tests, test sampling and the currently limited follow-up procedures. A test and follow-up strategy that could decrease the potential problems is suggested.


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How to Cite

Ekelund, S. L. (2020). False Covid-19 Test Results – Could We Do Things Better? A Personal Opinion. Asian Journal of Pharmacy, Nursing and Medical Sciences, 8(5). https://doi.org/10.24203/ajpnms.v8i5.6349