false-negative rate


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false-neg·a·tive rate

(fawls-neg'ă-tiv rāt)
Percentage of incorrect results that are, in fact, positive.
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false-negative rate

The rate of occurrence of negative test results in those who have the attribute or disease for which they are being tested.
See also: rate
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MRI-guided VABB is a reliable diagnostic tool with a 11% false-negative rate. False-negative rate of the technique varies between 0%-17% in the literature (4-9, 25).
Identification rate, false-negative rate and local regional recurrence rate following SLNB before and after NACT [19] Primary SLNB, % SLNB after NACT, % (n=3 746) (n=575) IR 98.0 97.0 FNR 4.0 9.0 LRR 0.9 1.2 IR = identification rate; FNR = false-negative rate; LLR = local regional recurrence rate.
(26) The false-negative rate for AIS Pap slides was reported to be as high as 11.7% in PAP programs previously.
Although it has been demonstrated that the EPS of the legitimate traffic is greater than that of the low-rate DDoS attacks, the EPS in a network may change dynamically and the false-negative rate maybe high due to the stochastic nature of network traffic.
The decision as to whether or not to treat low-risk patients using this strategy should be made on an individual basis, in particular because of the high false-negative rate of Tg reported.
In a secondary analysis, we also use the 2008 MSIS to contrast the false-negative rate in the 2008 and 2009 ACS.
The doctors were additionally told that the actual incidence was about 0.8% and the false-negative rate (tested negative but were really cancerous) was 10%.
The false-negative rate is one of the safety parameters of SLNB and this result might impair patient outcomes for several reasons.
In an illness where all Lyme disease (LD) laboratory tests demonstrate a high, false-negative rate, even in profoundly sick LD cases, the extensive antibiotic treatment and subsequent finding of a negative lab test means very little to validate the effectiveness of the treatment.
Individually, each has an appreciable false-negative rate, and none of the components of the triple assessment has been found to be 100% sensitive or specific.
The sensitivity of SLNB for node involvement ranges from 71 % to 100%, and the false-negative rate averages 8.4%, ranging from 0% to 29% across all studies [5].