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Table 2 Quality assessment by QUADAS-2 of the included studies

From: Diagnostic accuracy of tests to detect Hepatitis C antibody: a meta-analysis and review of the literature

Reports Bias assessment/Risk of bias Acceptability concerns
Patient selection Index test Reference Standard Flow and timing Patient selection Index test Reference Standard
Al-Tahish et al. 2013 UC LR LR LR LR LR LR
Bonacini et al. 2001 HR LR LR LR LR LR LR
Buti et al. 2000 UC UC LR LR HR LR LR
Caudai et al. 1998 HR LR LR LR UC LR LR
Cha et al. 2013 HR LR LR LR UC LR LR
Croom et al. 2006 LR LR LR UC LR LR LR
da Rosa et al. 2013 HR UC LR LR HR UC LR
Daniel et al. 2005 LR LR LR LR LR LR LR
Denoyel et al. 2004 UC LR LR LR UC LR HR
Drobnik et al. 2011 LR UC LR UC LR UC LR
Eroglu et al. 2000 LR LR LR LR LR LR LR
Feucht et al. 1995 HR LR LR LR HR LR LR
Gao et al. 2014 LR LR LR HR LR LR LR
Hess et al. 2014 LR HR LR LR LR HR LR
Hui et al. 2002 HR LR HR LR HR LR HR
Ivantes et al. 2010 LR UC HR LR LR LR HR
Jewett et al. 2012 LR LR LR LR LR LR LR
Dokuboa et al. 2014 UC LR LR LR UC LR LR
Kant et al. 2012 HR UC HR LR HR UC HR
Kaur et al. 2000 LR UC HR LR LR LR LR
Kim et al. 2013 UC LR LR LR UC LR LR
Kosack et al. 2014 HR LR LR LR HR LR LR
Lakshmi et al. 2007 UC LR LR UC HR LR LR
Larrat et al. 2012 LR LR LR LR LR LR LR
Lee et al. 2010 LR UC LR LR LR UC LR
Lee et al. 2011 HR UC LR LR LR LR LR
Maity et al. 2012 HR UC HR LR HR UC HR
Montebugnoil et al. 1999 HR LR LR LR HR LR LR
Mvere et al. 1996 HR LR LR LR HR LR LR
Nalpas et al. 1992 HR LR LR UC HR LR LR
Njouom et al. 2006 HR UC LR LR HR UC LR
Nyirenda et al. 2008 LR UC LR LR LR LR LR
O’Connell et al. 2013 HR LR HR LR HR LR LR
O’Flynn et al. 1997 UC LR LR UC LR LR LR
Park et al. 2012 UC LR LR UC LR LR LR
Poovorawari et al. 1994 LR UC LR LR LR LR LR
Prayson et al. 1993 UC LR LR UC UC LR LR
Rihn et al. 2000 UC LR LR UC UC LR LR
Scalioni et al. 2014 UC LR LR UC UC LR LR
Smith et al. 2011 LR LR LR LR LR LR LR
Smith et al. 2011 HR LR LR LR HR LR LR
Sommese et al. 2014 LR LR LR LR LR LR LR
Lee et al. 2010_2 LR LR LR LR LR LR LR
Ibrahim et al. 2015 HR LR LR LR HR LR LR
Tagny et al. 2014 LR UC HR LR LR UC HR
Vrielink et al. 1995 UC LR LR LR UC LR LR
Vrielink et al. 1995_2 UC LR LR LR HR LR LR
Yang et al. 2011 UC LR LR LR UC LR LR
Yang et al. 2013 LR LR LR UC LR LR LR
Yarri et al. 2006 HR LR LR LR HR LR LR
Yoo 2015 UC LR LR HR UC LR LR
Yuen et al. 2001 HR LR LR LR HR LR LR
  1. N;otes: LR low risk, HR high risk, UC unclear risk