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*  Sensitivity and specificity
High sensitivity and low specificity Low sensitivity and high specificity In medical diagnosis, test sensitivity is the ability ... sensitivity. If 100 with no disease are tested and 96 return a negative result, then the test has 96% specificity. Sensitivity ... as the diagnostic power of any test is determined by both its sensitivity and its specificity. The tradeoff between Specificity ... Sensitivity therefore quantifies the avoiding of false negatives, and specificity does the same for false positives. For any ...
*  Methylmalonic acid
"Sensitivity and Specificity". www.med.emory.edu. "B12 Deficiiency and Dizziness". www.dizziness-and-balance.com. http://scidok. ... It has lower specificity as 20-25% of patients over the age of 70 have elevated levels of MMA, but 25-33% of them do not have ...
*  Bartonellosis
Several studies have successfully optimized sensitivity and specificity by using PCR amplification (pre-enrichment PCR) and ... Vermeulen, M (2010). "Evaluation of sensitivity, specificity and cross-reactivity in Bartonella henselae serology". J Med ... IFA sensitivity may range from 14-100%, causing discrepancies between PCR and serology test results. Positive IFA results do ... but it has a low sensitivity (17-35%). Western blot for protein detection of Bartonella-associated proteins has also been ...
*  Alarm fatigue
The algorithms used can be adjusted to balance between sensitivity and specificity to limit the number of false alarms and ... However, this directly trades sensitivity for specificity. Another solution that has been proposed is to use centralized alarms ...
*  Carotid artery stenosis
Ocular ischemic syndrome Jahromi, AS; Cinà, CS; Liu, Y; Clase, CM (June 2005). "Sensitivity and specificity of color duplex ... This test has good sensitivity and specificity. Typically duplex ultrasound scan is the only investigation required for ...
*  Typhidot
However both tests lack sensitivity and specificity. The Widal test is losing its value as it is labor-intensive and time- ...
*  Calcium pyrophosphate dihydrate crystal deposition disease
However, even this method suffers from poor sensitivity, specificity, and inter-operator agreement. These two modalities ...
*  Ultrasonography of chronic venous insufficiency of the legs
The sensitivity and specificity measurements are around 90%. The ultrasound equipment must be of sufficiently high quality in ... Rapid technical advancements in transmission tomography made possible the very good specificity and sensitivity capability of ...
*  Rinne test
Thijs C, Leffers P (January 1989). "Sensitivity and specificity of Rinne tuning fork test". BMJ. 298 (6668): 255. doi:10.1136/ ...
*  Coeliac disease
"What are the sensitivity and specificity of serologic tests for celiac disease? Do sensitivity and specificity vary in ... type can detect coeliac disease with a sensitivity and specificity of 90% and 99%, respectively. Serology for anti- ... transglutaminase antibodies (anti-tTG) was initially reported to have a higher sensitivity (99%) and specificity (>90%). ... Its sensitivity correlates with the degree of histological lesions. People who present minor damage of the small intestine may ...
*  Youden's J statistic
J = sensitivity + specificity − 1 with the two right-hand quantities being sensitivity and specificity. Thus the expanded ... sensitivity = true positive rate, but specificity and precision are totally different measures. F-score, like recall and ...
*  Diaphragmatic rupture
Chest X-ray is known to be unreliable in diagnosing diaphragmatic rupture; it has low sensitivity and specificity for the ...
*  Evaluation of binary classifiers
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*  Penile plethysmograph
dead link].[1] Blanchard R, Klassen P, Dickey R, Kuban ME, Blak T (March 2001). "Sensitivity and specificity of the ... Freund, K.; Watson, R. J. (1991). "Assessment of the sensitivity and specificity of a phallometric test: An update of ... Cantor, James; McPhail, Ian (2015). "Sensitivity and specificity of the phallometric test for hebephilia". Journal of Sexual ... In terms of specificity of these tests for pedophilia, research has estimated the specificity as 92%, 82%, 76%, and 92% in ...
*  Cutaneous leishmaniasis
Newer PCR based tools have higher sensitivity and specificity. Emergence of PKDL has been reported in HIV affected individuals ... Parasite concentration is not consistent among studies, perhaps reflecting low sensitivity of diagnostic methods used in ...
*  Testing reliability
In medicine, the sensitivity and specificity are conventionally used. In the field of defect detection testing, the ...
*  Abdominal trauma
A meta-analysis of CT use in penetrating abdominal traumas demonstrated sensitivity, specificity and accuracy >= 95%, with a ...
*  Bipolar Spectrum Diagnostic Scale
Nassir Ghaemi, S; Miller, CJ; Berv, DA; Klugman, J; Rosenquist, KJ; Pies, RW (February 2005). "Sensitivity and specificity of a ... The scale was validated in its original version and demonstrated high diagnostic sensitivity, meaning that most people with ... In general, instruments for the screening of bipolar disorder, including the BSDS, have low specificity and limited diagnostic ...
*  Cell-free fetal DNA
The sensitivity of nested PCR in this experiment was 96 percent. The specificity was 88 percent. Microfluidic devices allow the ... MPSS) is estimated to have a sensitivity of between 96 and 100%, and a specificity between 94 and 100% for detecting Down ... The technique had accuracy, sensitivity and specificity of over 99 percent. Differences in gene activation between maternal and ... The sequencing gave sensitivity of 100 percent, specificity of 97.9 percent, a positive predictive value of 96.6 percent and a ...
*  Jeremy Farrar
"Comparison of two dengue NS1 rapid tests for sensitivity, specificity and relationship to viraemia and antibody responses". BMC ...
*  JumpSTART triage
None of the tools showed high sensitivity and specificity. ... [T]he JumpSTART and START scores had very low sensitivities, ...
*  Anti-gliadin antibodies
Problematic with AGA is the typical sensitivity and specificity was about 85%. Gliadin peptides which are synthesized as the ... It is also associated with coeliac disease and non-celiac gluten sensitivity. Anti-gliadin antibodies are frequently found with ... Hadjivassiliou M, Gibson A, Davies-Jones GA, Lobo AJ, Stephenson TJ, Milford-Ward A (1996). "Does cryptic gluten sensitivity ... deamidated form have much higher sensitivity and specificity, creating 2 serological tests for CD that approach biopsy ...
*  BRCA mutation
The blood test has relatively poor sensitivity and specificity for ovarian cancer. In both breast and ovarian screening, areas ...
*  SATRO-ECG
A very high Sensitivity and specificity in detecting this disease were obtained. Sensitivity (Se), specificity (Sp), predictive ... easy and safe measurement detection of ischemic heart disease with very high diagnostic sensitivity and specificity early ...
*  QuantiFERON
Streeton, JA; Desem, N; Jones, SL (Jun 1998). "Sensitivity and specificity of a gamma interferon blood test for tuberculosis ... The specificity in two studies of a few hundred people is 96-98% in a health immunised population. The package insert also ... In contrast, the specificity of tuberculin skin test (TST) varies depending on timing of BCG and whether repeated (booster) ... According to the FDA approved package insert Quantiferon TB Gold In Tube has a consistent specificity of >99% in low risk ...
*  Norovirus
... but lack specificity and sensitivity. Due to a lack of specific therapy, the need for expensive stool diagnostics is being ...