False Negative Tests for SARS-CoV-2 Infection - Challenges and Implications

N Engl J Med. 2020 Aug 6;383(6):e38. doi: 10.1056/NEJMp2015897. Epub 2020 Jun 5.
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MeSH terms

  • Asymptomatic Infections
  • Betacoronavirus
  • Clinical Laboratory Techniques
  • Coronavirus Infections / diagnosis*
  • False Negative Reactions*
  • Humans
  • Pandemics
  • Pneumonia, Viral / diagnosis*
  • Reference Standards
  • Sensitivity and Specificity
  • United States
  • United States Food and Drug Administration

Supplementary concepts

  • COVID-19
  • COVID-19 diagnostic testing
  • severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2