detection rate

detection rate

The proportion of individuals with a particular condition who test positive for that condition when measured by a gold-standard methodology.
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PESHAWAR -- The health department has enlisted the support of private organisations to improve the TB detection rate in the province.
Adenoma detection rate (ADR) is inversely associated with the risk of postcolonoscopy colorectal cancer.
The neoplasia detection rate was also 8% higher in people aged between 45-49 than it was between 50-54, leading to calls for CRC screening programmes to begin at 45 years of age.
The detection rate of different positive characteristics using the combined examination was much higher than that of transabdominal sonography and transvaginal sonography, and the differences had statistical significance (P<0.
The study's lead investigator, gastroenterologist Michael Wallace, MD, MPH, said "Current national benchmarks recommend an adenoma detection rate of at least 20 percent.
This latest study will evaluate these and other assays seeking to achieve a similar significant detection rate with a higher patient population number.
Its detection rate - where officers charged, cautioned or fined a suspect over an offence - is largely in keeping with the regional average and above the national average.
The cancer detection rate decreased from 39% to 15% as long as prostate volume increases.
Rodger Patrick, a former Chief Inspector with West Midlands Police, said officers were encouraged to manipulate figures because promotion often depended on being able to prove they had contributed to a fall in crime or a high detection rate.
For every 1% decline in the physician adenoma detection rate, colorectal cancer risk increased by about 3%, and the risk of death related to colorectal cancer increased by about 4%, Dr.
Leprosy is still endemic in Brazil: in 2009, more than 38,000 cases were notified in the country (93% of cases in the Americas), presenting the highest detection rate worldwide, with 19.

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