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# false positives

Last year
2022
# false positives
Some Genrui antigen tests recalled from shelves over false positives
Genrui Biotech Inc, who manufacture the tests, have issued a product recall for the impacted batches.
# Wrong result
EFL not planning to investigate Liverpool's false positive Covid-19 outbreak
As many as 40 Reds players and staff tested positive for coronavirus, leading to the postponement of their Carabao Cup semi-final first leg against Arsenal.
# ce mark
EU experts to discuss Genrui antigen tests after people report hundreds of false positives
Irish retailers have taken the at-home Covid-19 test kits off the shelves.
# false positives
Genrui antigen tests should be removed from shelves of Irish retailers, HPRA advises
The HPRA said that it was based on reports of false positives from 550 consumers.
The number of false positives being reported on Genrui antigen tests is "significant", says regulator.
The regulator has said that it will continue to liaise with Genrui to "investigate the matter further".
Current advice remains for people to follow public health guidance if they receive a positive result.
Genrui antigen tests: HPRA and company to investigate after multiple reports of false positives
# Covid-19
Genrui antigen tests: HPRA and company to investigate after multiple reports of false positives
The at-home antigen test kits are sold in a number of shops and pharmacies in Ireland.
The HPRA has received a number of complaints about the Genrui antigen tests, Órla Ryan reports
The at-home antigen tests are sold in a number of shops and pharmacies in Ireland
Genrui said it will continue to work "with local agents and partners" to resolve the issue
Schools set to re-open on Thursday as safety measures deemed 'effective and appropriate'
Free antigen tests for symptomatic under-40s can now be ordered online