Sensitivity

The sensitivity ("positivity in disease") of a test is the probability that it will produce a true positive result when used on a diseased population (compared to a reference test or gold standard assessment). For the purpose of biomark-ers, this would translate to the probability of, or the frequency with which, a particular qualitative marker, or a certain value of a quantitative marker is observed in the group of people harboring the condition of interest. After inserting the test results into a table set up like Table 2, the sensitivity of a test can be determined by calculating TP/(TP + FN). High sensitivity corresponds to high negative predictive value and is the ideal property of a rule -out test.

Project Management Made Easy

Project Management Made Easy

What you need to know about… Project Management Made Easy! Project management consists of more than just a large building project and can encompass small projects as well. No matter what the size of your project, you need to have some sort of project management. How you manage your project has everything to do with its outcome.

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