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Table 2 Pooled Summary Estimates of All Studies

From: Diagnostic accuracy of in-house real-time PCR assay for Mycobacterium tuberculosis: a systematic review and meta-analysis

Accuracy Measure Pooled summary measurea (95% CI) P value for heterogeneityb
Sensitivity 0.96 (0.95–0.96) < 0.001
Specificity 0.92 (0.90–0.93) < 0.001
Positive Likelihood Ratio (LR+) 16.90 (7.22–39.56) < 0.001
Negative Likelihood Ratio (LR-) 0.11 (0.06–0.18) < 0.001
Diagnostic Odds Ratio (DOR) 192.96 (68.46–543.90) < 0.001
  1. aRandom effects model
  2. bChi-square or Fisher’s exact test for heterogeneity