Tincup wrote:One thing to note, with a 1% prevalence, if you test false, the probability that you've not had the bug is very near 100%. In my 1 million case example. There are only 100 false negatives out of nearly 1 million.
slacker wrote:I found Peter Attia's explanation and modifiable spread sheet helpful. The accuracy of lab tests depends on how common the condition is in the community (prevalence).