Covid-19 Tests Have HIGH False Positive Rate

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Potential false-positive rate among the ‘asymptomatic infected individuals’ in close contacts of COVID-19 patients.

Interesting how the title of this page has been changed 3 different times now since I first came across it. But the fact that it was even put out, should be enough for people to see that the tests are complete bullshit.

Ahead of Print article withdrawn by publisher. Objective: As the prevention and control of COVID-19continues to advance, the active nucleic acid test screening in the close contacts of the patients has been carrying out in many parts of China. However, the false-positive rate of positive results in the screening has not been reported up to now. But to clearify the false-positive rate during screening is important in COVID-19 control and prevention. Methods: Point values and reasonable ranges of the indicators which impact the false-positive rate of positive results were estimated based on the information available to us at present. The false-positive rate of positive results in the active screening was deduced, and univariate and multivariate-probabilistic sensitivity analyses were performed to understand the robustness of the findings. Results: When the infection rate of the close contacts and the sensitivity and specificity of reported results were taken as the point estimates, the positive predictive value of the active screening was only 19.67%, in contrast, the false-positive rate of positive results was 80.33%. The multivariate-probabilistic sensitivity analysis results supported the base-case findings, with a 75% probability for the false-positive rate of positive results over 47%. Conclusions: In the close contacts of COVID-19 patients, nearly half or even more of the ‘asymptomatic infected individuals’ reported in the active nucleic acid test screening might be false positives.

It should also be noted that these tests are not specifically testing for Covid-19 and only for Covid-19, the reason they show false positives so much, is because they are testing for ALL of the variations of Covid (Common cold)

“It should also be noted that these tests are not specifically testing for Covid-19 and only for Covid-19, the reason they show false positives so much, is because they are testing for ALL of the variations of Covid (Common cold)”

Maybe you have some more detailed information about this? Specifically about the test, what do they do, etc. Some good proof for this. My friend just got tested positive. He came back from Europe and sat in quarantine for 14 days, in the last days he went to do the test. People have no idea, how the test works, and how accurate it is, I just want to try and inform the people closest to me about the truth. But I don’t understand much about the specifics here as well.

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Here’s a good video that explains how the tests are all inclusive.

I will put it into words at some point today but it’s a couple minutes into the video.

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