How accurate is polygraph testing?

Answer An investigation into the accuracy and utility of post-conviction polygraph testing of sex offenders, completed in 2006 at St. Nicholas Hospital in Gosforth, England, revealed that the polygraph te... Read More »

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Honesty Testing and the Employee Polygraph Protection Act?

On December 27, 1988, the Employee Polygraph Protection Act (EPPA) became federal law. It established specific guidelines for when private employers may use polygraph testing, also known as lie-det... Read More »

How accurate is dna pcr testing for hiv?

One testing option for HIV is using a DNA PCR (polymerase chain reaction) test. This is not the method employed for standard HIV, but it can yield highly accurate results when its use is called for... Read More »

How accurate is dna testing?

The term DNA stands for Deoxyribose Nucleic Acid. DNA determines human and animal genetic traits such as color of the eyes and hair, height, build, and other traits. DNA testing is 99.99% accurate ... Read More »

How accurate is HIV PCR testing?

A polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test detects the DNA makeup of the HIV virus within 48 to 72 hours. It is considered to be highly accurate when testing for HIV-1 and HIV-2, though false negatives... Read More »