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Interpreting diagnostic tests with continuous results and no gold standard: a common scenario explained using the tuberculin skin test

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  • Contributors CDC and MHM conceived the idea. CCD drafted the manuscript and the figure. MHM drafted the abstract and revised the manuscript.

  • Funding National Health and Medical Research Council. Fellowship for CCD (APP1123733).

  • Competing interests None declared.

  • Provenance and peer review Not commissioned; externally peer reviewed.