Rapid antigen tests 'not gold standard' as parents report false negative results

Sarah Lansdown
By Sarah Lansdown
Updated February 23 2022 - 7:24pm, first published 6:00pm

The ACT's chief health officer has warned rapid antigen tests are not a perfect way to diagnose COVID-19, as Canberra parents report repeated false negative results.

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Sarah Lansdown

Sarah Lansdown

Canberra Times education reporter

Sarah covers all stages of education in the capital, from early childhood to higher education. Previously she was a general news reporter at The Advocate in North West Tasmania. She was named Best New Journalist at the 2019 Tasmanian Media Awards for a series on paramedic shortages. Email: sarah.lansdown@canberratimes.com.au