Table 3

Sensitivity, specificity, PPV and NPV of all Benign vs. Malignant Thyroid Lesions for each of the IHC markers

Markers

Sensitivity

Specificity

PPV

NPV


Gal-3

0.852

0.724

0.630

0.899

Ret

0.833

0.694

0.600

0.883

HBME-1

0.870

0.643

0.573

0.900

CK-19

0.852

0.684

0.597

0.893


Gal-3, galectin-3; Ret, Ret oncoprotein; CK19, cytokeratin 19; PPV, positive predictive value; NPV, negative predictive value.

Saleh et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2010 5:9   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-5-9

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