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Challenging the Reliability of Testosterone Tests

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Challenging the Reliability of Testosterone Tests

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Challenging the Reliability of Testosterone Tests

Challenging the Reliability of Testosterone Tests

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American Tour de France winner Floyd Landis has suggested that the tests showing high levels of testosterone in his body are unreliable. Meanwhile, results from a second test are due to be released this weekend.

Scientists, meanwhile, say the tests are highly accurate because they target very specific molecules that are almost impossible to ingest accidentally.