Table 2

 Sensitivities, specificities, and likelihood ratios

Core peripheral TG (°C)SensitivitySpecificityLR +LR −
TG, temperature gradient; LR+, likelihood ratio for a positive result; LR−, likelihood ratio for a negative result.
31.000.121.140
41.000.401.670
51.000.642.780
60.860.763.570.18
70.760.886.350.27
80.620.927.740.41
90.430.925.360.62
100.380.969.520.65
110.190.964.760.84
120.101.000.90