Gold Standard Test

The tests and procedures necessary to definitively establish to a high level of certainty the presence or absence of a particular disease in an individual
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It was found that the vast majority of infection diagnoses were made by no gold standard test laboratory that is the culture of the catheter tip by quantitative method.
Statistical analysis was done using chi-square test for sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value and negative predictive value for Widal test and typhoid test with culture positivity for typhoid fever as the gold standard test.
3] Using 2x2 tables, we compare the performance of the new test (usually less expensive) with the gold standard test.
Objective: To evaluate sensitivity and specificity of disc approximation test compared to three-dimensional extract test as a phenotypic gold standard test for detection of AmpC beta-lactamase producing Escherichia coli and Klebsiella pneumoniae.
Tza-Huei Wang and his team of researchers validated mobiLab's performance against the Gen-Probe Aptima Combo 2 assay, widely considered the gold standard test for chlamydia.
These disorders don't have a pathognomonic finding or a gold standard test.
They determined that purified, finely ground corn bran can be used as a substitute for up to 20% of the flour called for in the American Association of Cereal Chemists' gold standard test recipe for white cake.
The gold standard test would be to pitch the testosterone injections against a dummy drug in a controlled trial," he added.
Unfortunately there is still no gold standard test to confirm the diagnosis and currently no curative treatment.