Dr. Clemens Hong

Physician, LA County Department of Health Services

Physician with LA County Department of Health Services who oversees COVID-19 testing for LA County

Dr. Clemens Hong on KCRW

“No PCR test is perfect, and that all COVID-19 tests have a risk of false negative results, which means that you may test negative when you have COVID-19," says Dr. Clemens Hong.

Curative’s COVID tests have a risk of false negatives, FDA says. LA County stops using them at some sites

“No PCR test is perfect, and that all COVID-19 tests have a risk of false negative results, which means that you may test negative when you have COVID-19," says Dr. Clemens Hong.

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