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Table 2 Predictive value of endocan for postoperative pneumonia quantified with EndoMark H1

From: Endocan, sepsis, pneumonia, and acute respiratory distress syndrome

  Diagnostic value 6 h post surgery
  POP/n Cutoff point (ng/ml) Se Sp PPV NPV AUC p
Pilot study 5/20 15.90 0.80 1.00 1.00 0.76 0.840 < 0.01
Validation study 17/155 15.20 0.41 0.95 0.47 0.94 0.745 < 0.001
  1. AUC area under the curve, NPV negative predictive value, POP postoperative pneumonia, PPV positive predictive value, Se sensitivity, Sp specificity