Examining Two-stage Group Testing

Bo Li, David Saad

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The two-stage group testing method is examined and its application
in COVID-19 is discussed. The expected false positive rate and false
negative rate are calculated for given values of sensitivity, specicity,
prevalence and group-testing parameters. To reduced false negative
rate, we suggest to test the pooled sample multiple times at the rst
Original languageEnglish
Number of pages8
Publication statusUnpublished - 9 Jun 2020

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  • group testing
  • Covid-19


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