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Bias in trials comparing paired continuous tests can cause researchers to choose the wrong screening modality

By Deborah H Glueck, Molly M Lamb, Colin I O'Donnell, Brandy M Ringham, John T Brinton, Keith E Muller, John M Lewin, Todd A Alonzo and Etta D Pisano
Topics: Research Article
Publisher: BioMed Central
OAI identifier: oai:pubmedcentral.nih.gov:2657218
Provided by: PubMed Central

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