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Table 5 Performance of CEC SEPSIS KILLS pathway in predicting bacteraemia

From: Comparison of different sepsis scoring systems and pathways: qSOFA, SIRS, Shapiro criteria and CEC SEPSIS KILLS pathway in bacteraemic and non-bacteraemic patients presenting to the emergency department

  Bacteraemic (n = 251) Non bacteraemic (n = 251) Area under ROC curve Sensitivity Specificity Clinical predictive value
  Positive Negative Positive Negative     
SEPSIS KILLS 175 76 72 179 0.71 95% CI (0.66–0.75) 69.72 95% CI (63.49–75.34) 71.31 95% CI 65.29–76) PPV 71%
NPV 70%