clinical specificity

clin·i·cal spec·i·fi·ci·ty

(klin'i-kăl spes'i-fis'i-tē)
The frequency of negative results in patients without the disease (true-negative results).
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26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Delivering the precision, clinical sensitivity and clinical specificity necessary to assist physicians with the diagnosis of myocardial infarction (MI), Beckman Coulter, Inc.
While the mechanism of U wave genesis remains uncertain, the clinical specificity of a negative U wave (defined as any discrete negative deflection >0.
Although EIA demonstrated good clinical specificity (ie, few positive results among patients with low likelihood of disease), it was not especially useful for detecting patients with high disease probability (suggesting low clinical sensitivity).
Given that lipase remains increased for longer periods of time and has higher clinical specificity, as Dr.
The cutoff concentration for the Bayer ADVIA Centaur assay was set at 100 ng/L to maximize clinical specificity (>97%) and to be greater than the upper confidence limit of the 95th percentile of the non-HF reference population.
This is largely due to significant levels of unmet medical need and the clinical specificity of many CNS drugs.
The poster titled "Identification of Biomarkers to Improve Specificity in Preoperative Assessment of Ovarian Tumor for Risk of Cancer" evaluated more than 20 candidate biomarkers for their ability to complement CA125 in distinguishing benign from malignant ovarian tumors, with an emphasis on markers that could improve on the clinical specificity.
The main reasons CA 27-29 is not recommended as a screening test are its low clinical sensitivity (ability to correctly identify patients with disease) for early detection and its low clinical specificity (ability to correctly identify disease-free patients).
The information contained within readily allows me to assess clinical sensitivity, clinical specificity, and overall clinical utility of the test in question.
The FDR is different than other books on the market in the level of detailed, clinical specificity it gives to specific conditions, treatments and whole foods.
Two criteria employed by the clinician to assess any assay considered for use are clinical sensitivity and clinical specificity.
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