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The authors consider screening populations with two screening tests but where a definitive "gold standard" is not readily available. They discuss a recent article in which a Bayesian approach to this problem is developed based on data that are sampled from a single population. It was subsequently pointed out that such inferences will not necessarily be accurate in the sense that standard errors for parameters may not decrease as n increases. This problem will generally occur when the data aredoi:10.1093/aje/153.9.921 pmid:11323324 fatcat:lu4soxrp4ndgbm3ryy6mhg7wza