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Table 3 Diagnostic characteristics (including their 95% confidence interval) of visual readout of the lateral flow assay for the different disease definitions

From: Point of care aspergillus testing in intensive care patients

  Classification Sensitivity Specificity Negative predictive value Positive predictive value
All cases EORTC/MSG (n = 155) 0.81 (0.64–0.93) 0.95 (0.90–0.98) 0.92 (0.85–0.96) 0.88 (0.76–0.94)
  AspICU
(n = 141)
0.89 (0.65–0.99) 0.95 (0.90–0.98) 0.95 (0.84–0.99) 0.89 (0.78–0.95)
  modified AspICU
(n = 178)
0.75 (0.61–0.85) 0.95 (0.90–0.98) 0.90 (0.85–0.93) 0.87 (0.75–0.94)
Criteria excluding galactomannan EORTC/MSG (n = 140) 0.94 (0.71–1.00) 0.95 (0.90–0.98) 0.97 (0.85–1.00) 0.89 (0.79–0.95)
Modified AspICU (n = 152) 0.86 (0.68–0.96) 0.95 (0.90–0.98) 0.94 (0.87–0.98) 0.88 (0.77–0.94)