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Table 5 Sensitivity and specificity of the three capture probes

From: Use of nanotechnology for infectious disease diagnostics: application in drug resistant tuberculosis

Probe Specificity (%) Sensitivity (%) Positive predictive value (%) Negative predictive value (%)
Mutant probe (CP ACC) 100.0 (C.I. 84.6–100.0) 92.1 (C.I. 84.0–92.1) 100.0 (C.I. 90–100) 87.0 (C.I. 66.4–97.2)
Wild type probe (CP WT) 100.0 (C.I. 93.1–100.0) 100.0 (C.I. 86.8–100.0) 100.0 (C.I. 86.8–100) 100.0 (C.I. 93.1–100.0)
TB detection probe (CP TBD) 100.0 (C.I. 71.9–100.0) 96.6 (C.I. 91.7–96.6) 100.0 (C.I. 93.1–100) 83.3 (C.I. 51.6–98.0)