Rapid Antigen Tests for SARS-CoV-2 Produce Very Few False Positives

The overall rate of false-positive results among rapid antigen test screens for SARS-CoV-2 is very low. In a study of 903,408 rapid antigen tests among workers in Canada, 0.05% were false positives, with 60% of those occurring from a single batch of tests, likely indicating a manufacturing issue.

Via Journal of the American Medical Association. Published online January 7, 2022.

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