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Consumer Nightmare: Theranos ‘Voids’ or Revises Tens of Thousands of Blood Test Results, WSJ Reports

May 19, 2016

(The Washington Post) – If you’ve had a blood test conducted by Theranos in 2014 or 2015, perhaps at a Walgreens store or medical center, you should probably contact your doctor. The Wall Street Journal reported Thursday that the company has “voided” those two years of results from its supposedly revolutionary Edison blood-testing machines and that it is issuing tens of thousands of corrected reports to doctors and patients. “That means some patients received erroneous results that might have thrown off health decisions made with their doctors,” the newspaper cautioned.

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