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Bleeding and Clotting Disorders

False Positive For Blood Clotting

07/21/2010

Question:

Can you get a false positive on a blood clotting disorder test?

Answer:

It possible to get a false positive or negative on any test. The rates of the false positive or negative results are related to the specific test, and can be different for every test.

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Response by:

Spero R Cataland, MD Spero R Cataland, MD
Associate Professor of Clinical Internal Medicine
College of Medicine
The Ohio State University