cutoff level

cutoff level

(kut'of?)
In laboratory testing, the threshold value that distinguishes a positive test result from a negative one.
Synonym: breakpoint
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Out of 92 caregivers 83 (90%) had GHQ 12 score more than cutoff level as shown in table-I.
Although the level of CRP has been shown by many reports to determine the severity of AP, the cutoff level of CRP to differentiate the mild and severe forms have been reported to significantly vary.
The Board also announced changes in two other amounts, the nonexempt deposit cutoff level and the reduced reporting limit, that are used to determine the frequency with which depository institutions must submit deposit reports.
The independent water tests that were conducted post-ePIPE showed lead levels were reduced to less than 1ppb (well below the EPA cutoff level of 15ppb), ensuring the tap water is healthy and safe to drink.
We conducted a study to analyze the behavior of idiopathic NBO and its outcome and to determine a cutoff level for diagnosis using technetium-99m-methylene-diphosphonate (Tc-MDP) bone scanning.
After analysis it was found that tumor marker CA 125, at cutoff level of 35 U/ml, had sensitivity of 60% and specificity of 88%.
The cutoff level for Hb varied considerably in the included studies.
Oil prices are hovering at the cutoff level of the Ministry of Finance's comfort zone.
6] Our data show a considerable difference in sensitivity between the two enzymes when a cutoff level is utilised to diagnose AP Only 62% of our patients with AP presented with a serum amylase elevation more than three times the ULN, implying that as a single test, amylase failed to satisfy the proposed diagnostic criteria in 38% (n=58) of AP patients.
87 for haemoglobin cutoff level of less than or equal to 12, 10, and 7 respectively.
The proportion of the study population meeting each cutoff level, as well as the overall accuracy of race/ethnicity assignment--defined as the percentage of individuals at each cutoff level assigned to the correct reported race/ethnicity, was also determined.