Table 5

Study the sensitivity and specificity of PCR method for detection of V. cholerae
Culture positive Culture negative Total
PCR positive 3*a) 0c) 3
PCR Negative 0b) 445**d) 445
Total 3a+b) 445c+d) 448

*Sensitivity = <a onClick="popup('http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/556/mathml/M5','MathML',630,470);return false;" target="_blank" href="http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/556/mathml/M5">View MathML</a> = 100%.

**Specificity = <a onClick="popup('http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/556/mathml/M6','MathML',630,470);return false;" target="_blank" href="http://www.biomedcentral.com/1471-2458/13/556/mathml/M6">View MathML</a> = 100%.

Momtaz et al.

Momtaz et al. BMC Public Health 2013 13:556   doi:10.1186/1471-2458-13-556

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