TABLE 2.

Clinical performance characteristics of rapid detection tests compared to those of the combined standard

Test and patient group or specimenSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)PPV (%)NPV (%)
XP
    Totala (n = 160)75989590
    Children (n = 104)74989785
    Adults (n = 56)80988098
    NPW (n = 37)7510010097
    NPA (n = 123)75979488
BN
    Totala (n = 162)7410010090
    Children (n = 106)7310010084
    Adults (n = 56)8010010098
    NPW (n = 37)7510010097
    NPA (n = 125)7310010087
  • a All specimens with interpretable results.