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rate

1. 
a. a price or charge with reference to a standard or scale
b. (as modifier): a rate card
2. a charge made per unit for a commodity, service, etc.
3. a wage calculated against a unit of time

rate

[rāt]
(science and technology)
The amount of change of some quantity during a time interval divided by the length of the time interval.
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Including this case, the total number of false-negative cases were 5 and false-negative rate of 10 G VABB was 11%.
Boughey JC, Ballman KV, le-Petross HT, et al Identification and resection of clipped node decreases the false-negative rate of sentinel lymph node surgery in patients presenting with node-positive breast cancer (T0 - T4, N1 - N2) who receive neoadjuvant chemotherapy: Results from ACOSOG Z1071 (Alliance).
The false-negative rate was highest for conventional preparations (Table 2), but not significantly different.
The decision as to whether or not to treat low-risk patients using this strategy should be made on an individual basis, in particular because of the high false-negative rate of Tg reported.
In a secondary analysis, we also use the 2008 MSIS to contrast the false-negative rate in the 2008 and 2009 ACS.
8% and the false-negative rate (tested negative but were really cancerous) was 10%.
1 illustrates the false-positive and false-negative rates for each of the 5 lots across 3 immunoassays on the lateral-flow device.
When all aspects of a triple assessment suggest benign disease, most large series report a false-negative rate of 0.
The sensitivity of SLNB for node involvement ranges from 71 % to 100%, and the false-negative rate averages 8.
The traditional sextant technique has been clearly demonstrated to have an unacceptably high false-negative rate.
1) In numerous instances, the literature indicates that radiographs have a high false-negative rate in detecting cervical-spine fractures.