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View in Spanish: Resultado positivo de una prueba

Positive test result (PAH-zih-tiv reh-ZULT)
A test result that reveals the presence of a specific disease or condition for which the test is being done.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.