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Table 4 Sensitivity and specificity for MRSA infection

From: Assessment of risk factors related to healthcare-associated methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus infection at patient admission to an intensive care unit in Japan

  Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) Number of patients (%)
Intubation or open wound 29/30 (96.7) 201/444 (45.3) 272/474 (57.4)
Intubation or steroid 29/30 (96.7) 200/444 (45.1) 273/474 (57.6)
Open wound or antibiotics 29/30 (96.7) 218/444 (49.1) 255/474 (53.8)
Intubation or open wound or steroid 30/30 (100) 182/444 (41.0) 292/474 (61.4)
Open wound or antibiotics or steroid 30/30 (100) 196/444 (44.1) 278/474 (58.6)
  1. MRSA: methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus.