Table 2

Diagnostic performance of PCR using placental histology as gold standard

Performance

% (95% Confidence Interval)


Sensitivity

45.5% (29.2%- 62.5%)

Specificity

74.3% (63.5%- 83.3%)

Positive predictive value

44.1% (28.3%- 61.0%)

Negative predictive value

75.3% (64.5%-84.2%)


Elbashir et al. Diagnostic Pathology 2011 6:128   doi:10.1186/1746-1596-6-128

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