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Specificity

Categories: CC21, Common Competences, Critical Appraisal

blood_test

Description: You are reading a paper about a new blood, test called myocyte necrosis factor, to diagnose Acute Coronary Syndrome.

Scenario:

You are reading a paper about a new blood test called myocyte necrosis factor, to diagnose Acute Coronary Syndrome. The authors compared the test result taken in the emergency department with a Gold standard of a coronary angiogram.

The results are shown in the table below.

Critical Appraisal - Likelihood neg table 1

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One Comment

  1. kalakotir5956 says:

    A very useful and simple calculation of specificity ! Thanks a million !

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