Table 5

Validity parameters of abnormal CSF for the diagnosis of TBM

Parameter

Value

95% C. I.


Sensitivity

0·57

0·42-0·71


Specificity

0·69

0·55-0·81


Likelihood ratio (+)

1·89

1·12-3·20


Likelihood ratio (-)

0·61

0·41-0·91


Pasco BMC Research Notes 2012 5:49   doi:10.1186/1756-0500-5-49

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