People who have infectious mononucleosis (mono) test positive for the virus on a heterophile test. A man who does not have mono but is merely tired and nursing a cold takes the heterophile test, and the test result is positive. What type of error has been made (type 1 or type 2), and why

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People who have infectious mononucleosis (mono) test positive for the virus on a heterophile test. A man who does not have mono but is merely tired and nursing a cold takes the heterophile test, and the test result is positive. What type of error has been made (type 1 or type 2), and why

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