wersja polska  
Mediton - Publishing House
Start page  Journals  Books  Conferences  News  Mediton  Contact   
   Journals
print this
   Allergy Asthma Immunology - archive  

Allergy Asthma Immunology
     Archive
     Editorial staff
     Editorial board
     For authors
     Subscription
Otorhinolaryngology
Allergology Review



 Search in articles:
  Authority of Polish Society of Allergology




vol 18. no 4. December 2013  
 TABLE OF CONTENT

 Review articles
The principles of rational selection of diagnostic tests in allergology
Aleksandra Gregorius, Radosław Śpiewak

Laboratory and in vivo test results greatly influence further diagnosis and treatment. Therefore, it is essential to select appropriate tests at early stages of the diagnostic process and keep in mind that each test can produce false positive and false negative results. The selection of an optimal test requires a thorough understanding of the terms describing the efficacy of a diagnostic test, such as sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive value, likelihood ratios for a positive and negative test. The present review reports definitions of the relevant terms, along with examples from the allergy practice.

keywords: test diagnostyczny, skuteczność, czułość, swoistość, wartości predykcyjne, allergy, diagnostic test, efficacy, sensitivity, specificityallergy, diagnostic test, efficacy, sensitivity, specificity, predictive value,

pages: from 221 to 230



estimated time of download (507 kB)
broadband speed:561282565121024[kbps]
time:102331795[sec]


You need to have Adobe Acrobat Reader to view the PDF file. It's free. If you don't have the Adobe Acrobat Reader plugin yet, you can get it HERE.


Start page | Journals | Books | Conferences | News | Mediton | Contact

Copyright © 1996-2020 Mediton Publishing House | All rights reserved.