indeterminate results

Definition of indeterminate result

indeterminate result

(IN-deh-TER-mih-nut reh-ZULT)
A negative test result in an individual where a clearly deleterious mutation has not been found in any family members. The genetic risk status of such an individual must be interpreted in the context of his or her personal and family history. Also called inconclusive result and uninformative result.

Source: NCI Dictionary of Cancer Terms