Regression models for group testing data with pool dilution effects.

@article{McMahan2013RegressionMF,
  title={Regression models for group testing data with pool dilution effects.},
  author={Christopher S. McMahan and Joshua M. Tebbs and Christopher R. Bilder},
  journal={Biostatistics},
  year={2013},
  volume={14 2},
  pages={284-98}
}
Group testing is widely used to reduce the cost of screening individuals for infectious diseases. There is an extensive literature on group testing, most of which traditionally has focused on estimating the probability of infection in a homogeneous population. More recently, this research area has shifted towards estimating individual-specific probabilities in a regression context. However, existing regression approaches have assumed that the sensitivity and specificity of pooled biospecimens… CONTINUE READING

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