Monday, June 25, 2012

False positives

The following keyword/MeSH strategy was designed to represent the "false-positive reaction" concept in a search for a drugs causing false-positives in urine drug screening tests.   The strategy shown is not specific unless terms for a type of diagnostic test are added.  This search strategy was designed to yield focused rather than comprehensive results.

(False-positiv*[ti] OR "false positive"[ti] OR "false positives"[ti] OR "false positive reactions"[majr] OR cross-react*[ti] OR ((False-positive* OR "false positive" OR "false positives" OR "false positive reactions"[mesh] OR cross-react* ) AND (interference* OR interferance* OR interfering OR interfered OR interferes OR interfere OR interferer*)) )