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www.khou.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/what-is-a-presumptive-positive...

CDC is reporting cumulative confirmed and presumptive positive cases of COVID-19 in the United States since Jan. 21, 2020. We will post case counts submitted to CDC by 4 p.m. the prior day on the ...

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Confirmed cases: The presumptive positive test is passed along to a National body for confirmation. A scientist re-confirms the diagnosis (in say, Regina) and relays that information back to ...

www.nj.com/coronavirus/2020/03/what-does-a-presumptive-positive-coronavirus...

Officials confirmed Thursday that a man from Fort Lee in Bergen County is the first person in New Jersey to have a presumptive positive test result for COVID-19, the disease caused by the coronavirus.

en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Presumptive_and_confirmatory_tests

Presumptive tests, in medical and forensic science, analyze a sample and establish one of the following: . The sample is definitely not a certain substance. The sample probably is the substance. For example, the Kastle–Meyer test will show either that a sample is not blood or that the sample is probably blood but may be a less common substance. Further chemical tests are needed to prove that ...

www.pennlive.com/news/2020/03/what-is-the-difference-between-a-presumptive...

These are split into presumptive positive and confirmed positive, terms that can be confusing. There are three stages to a COVID-19 diagnosis, according to the CDC .

www.desmoinesregister.com/story/news/health/2020/03/11/coronavirus-in-america...

The illness the virus causes is COVID-19, which stands for "coronavirus disease 2019." COVID-19 is the name of the disease, not the virus. MORE: The latest on coronavirus in Iowa Centers for ...

www.wwltv.com/article/news/health/coronavirus/coronavirus-what-is-a...

NEW ORLEANS — As more areas across the United States report new confirmed cases of the coronavirus disease, the phrase "presumptive positive" has caused confusion for some readers.

www.cdc.gov/media/releases/2020/s0228-additional-COVID-19-cases.html

With both confirmed and presumptive positive cases, CDC recommends healthcare providers follow the Interim Infection Prevention and Control Recommendations for Patients with Confirmed Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) or Persons Under Investigation for COVID-19 in Healthcare Settings.

www.katc.com/news/coronavirus/presumptive-positive-what-does-it-mean

Of those 178, 67 have been confirmed by the state lab, meaning they are considered 'presumptive positive.' Tests have been sent to the CDC, and as of Saturday, two have been given final ...

www.tampabay.com/news/health/2020/03/11/a-coronavirus-glossary-from...

Presumptive positive case vs. confirmed case If an individual tests presumptively positive , it means at least one respiratory specimen was tested positive for the virus that causes COVID-19 at a ...