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Table 3 Fungal culture compared to composite diagnostic measure for fungal infection including clinical findings and microbiological results (number of samples n = 251)

From: Similar efficacy of broad-range ITS PCR and conventional fungal culture for diagnosing fungal infections in non-immunocompromised patients

   Fungal infection
   +
Culture + 47 18
7 179
  1. Clinical sensitivity: 87.0 %, Positive predictive value (PPV): 72.3 %
  2. Clinical specificity: 90.9 %, Negative predictive value (NPV): 96.2 %
  3. Abbreviations: −, negative; +, positive