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discrepancy

A difference of opinion between the original interpretation (e.g., in histopathology or radiology) and the interpretation at review, which is considered as an error if the discrepancy is confirmed by two independent reviewers.
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The laboratory may initiate an evaluation for interfering antibodies either retroactively, when laboratory results are discrepant with clinical impression, or proactively, when the patient is known to have received antianimal preparations or has a history of test interference.
Discrepant calcium measurements and gadodiamide injection dates for three patients.
This filtering produced 128 discrepant pairs of results, from 83 cases.
There are multiple reasons for discrepant hCG results.
As shown in Table 2, the frequency of discrepant diagnosis among the 8 general surgical pathologists varied from 31.
The best way to determine which hypothesis is correct would be to measure cholesterol fractions in discrepant specimens using the ultracentrifugation reference method.
The amount of the charge represents the estimated market value of the discrepant shares as they entered the public float from May 1999 through April 2000.
This issue is particularly important when a patient is receiving high-dose intravenous busulfan, and it is probably the first thing laboratorians should investigate when discrepant results arise.
In addition to broad strain reactivity, BioStar's internal studies used DNA probe technology to resolve OIA and viral culture discrepant results.
Bidirectional Sanger sequencing of the entire NF1 coding region confirmed 3 sequence variants, leaving 14 variants that were discrepant with the Sanger sequencing data (Table 2).
Out of 1,181 subjects who tested HIV-1 positive by Western Blot, the researchers found 25 discordant samples (samples showing discrepant test results): 10 in which antibodies were detected by the urine test alone and 15 where antibodies were detected by the blood test alone.