TABLE 2.

Comparison of sensitivities, specificities, and PPV and NPV of H. pylori detection methods

MethodSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)PPV (%)NPV (%)
Brushing + LAMP100100100100
Brushing + culturing93.610010092.7
Biopsy + LAMP81.310010077
Biopsy + culturing7810010074