Computational protocol: Performance evaluation of the Xpert MTB/RIF assay according to its clinical application

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[…] The sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value (PPV), and negative predictive value (NPV) of the assay were calculated for each category. These parameters were based on the results from two reference methods, a concurrent culture test and DST using the absolute concentration method.Statistical analyses were performed using SPSS software, version 21.0 (SPSS Inc., Chicago, IL) and the VassarStats website (http://vassarstats.net/). […]

Pipeline specifications

Software tools SPSS, VassarStats
Application Miscellaneous
Organisms Homo sapiens
Diseases Tuberculosis, Tuberculosis, Pulmonary
Chemicals Rifampin