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Comparing health insurance data and health interview survey data for ascertaining chronic disease prevalence in Belgium.

both data sources were compared. Agreement was measured using sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value (PPV) and negative predictive value (NPV) assuming BHIS data as gold standard. Kappa ...

Prediction of Susceptibility to First-Line Tuberculosis Drugs by DNA Sequencing

predictive value changed with the prevalence of drug resistance. RESULTS: A total of 10,209 isolates were analyzed. The largest proportion of phenotypes was predicted for rifampin (9660 [95.4%] of 10,130) and ...

Accuracy of combinations of visual inspection using acetic acid or lugol iodine to detect cervical precancer: a meta-analysis.

were computed. Clinical utility was assessed from the positive predictive value (PPV) and the complement of the negative predictive value (cNPV). MAIN RESULTS: We included 23 studies comprising 101 273 ...

Multi-laboratory validation study of multilocus variable-number tandem repeat analysis (MLVA) for Salmonella enterica serovar Enteritidis, 2015.

Multilocus Sequence Typing Phylogeny Predictive Value of Tests Public Health Surveillance Reproducibility of Results Salmonella enteritidis Salmonella Food Poisoning Salmonella Infections Tandem Repeat ...

Decision criteria for MALDI-TOF MS-based identification of filamentous fungi using commercial and in-house reference databases

identification of 87.41% (in-house database) and 35.15% (Bruker database) of isolates, with a positive predictive value (PPV) of 1 at the genus level for both databases as well as 0.89 PPV (in-house database) and ...

HPV testing in the context of post-treatment follow up (test of cure).

predictive value of HPV assays can enhance post-treatment strategies. OBJECTIVES: To provide an overview of the current data on test of cure strategies with a particular focus on HPV testing and to identify ...

Reaching women who do not participate in the regular cervical cancer screening programme by offering self-sampling kits: a systematic review and meta-analysis of randomised trials.

(2015) Keywords: Early Detection of Cancer Female Health Services Accessibility Humans Intention to Treat Analysis Patient Participation Postal Service Predictive Value of Tests Self Care Uterine Cervical ...

Serological diagnosis of bovine neosporosis: a Bayesian evaluation of two antibody ELISA tests for in vivo diagnosis in purchased and abortion cattle.

cent-Test B: 86.99 per cent) and specificity (Test A: 90.22 per cent-Test B: 90.15 per cent) were high and comparable (Bayesian P values >0.05). Based on predictive values in the two study populations, ...

New challenges in perioperative management of pancreatic cancer.

Neoplasm Recurrence, Local Neoplasm Staging Neoplasm, Residual Pancreatectomy Pancreatic Neoplasms Patient Selection Perioperative Care Precision Medicine Predictive Value of Tests Treatment Outcome ...

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