Examining Two-stage Group Testing


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 stage.

Divisions: College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Aston Institute of Urban Technology and the Environment (ASTUTE)
College of Engineering & Physical Sciences > Systems analytics research institute (SARI)
Additional Information: © 2020 The Authors
Last Modified: 29 Nov 2023 14:19
Date Deposited: 20 Sep 2021 14:14
PURE Output Type: Technical report
Published Date: 2020-06-09
Authors: Li, Bo
Saad, David

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