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Definition of Reporting, anonymous

Reporting, anonymous: In public health, anonymous reporting permits the acquisition of certain data such as the proportion of persons with a positive test or with a disease. It is different from anonymous testing, in which no name is used on the test sample.

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Last Editorial Review: 6/14/2012

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