Diagnostic Testing 101.1: The Importance of Sensitivity, Specificity and Diagnostic Test Accuracy

The reliability, validity and accuracy of drug test results needs to  be known prior to using a test.  Specificity and sensitivity must be known prior to using a test on any population.This should go without saying as to do anything else would be irresponsible and careless.

Source: Diagnostic Testing 101.1: The Importance of Sensitivity, Specificity and Diagnostic Test Accuracy

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