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Table 3 Test characteristics of the electronic sepsis alert system

From: Diagnostic accuracy of a screening electronic alert tool for severe sepsis and septic shock in the emergency department

Property Value
Sensitivity 0.93 (95% CI, 0.89–0.96)
Specificity 0.98 (95% CI, 0.98–0.98)
Positive predictive value 0.21 (95% CI, 0.18–0.23)
Negative predictive value 0.99 (95% CI, 0.99–0.99)
Positive likelihood ratio 59.88 (95% CI, 55.36–64.78)
Negative likelihood ratio 0.07 (95% CI, 0.04–0.11)