Table 6

Diagnostic performance of visual CSF inspection across identified studies

StudyNSens (%)95% CISpec (%)95% CIFNR (%)95% CIFPR (%)95% CI
Perry et al4022050.00.0 to 10096.894.4 to 99.150.00.0 to 1003.210.9 to 5.6
Dupont et al3511792.979.4 to 10095.191.0 to 99.37.10.0 to 20.64.850.7 to 9.0
Gangloff et al3670680.044.9 to 10098.797.9 to 99.520.00.0 to 55.11.280.5 to 2.1
Pooled (n=3)104384.960.0 to 95.597.695.3 to 98.815.14.5 to 40.12.431.23 to 4.75
  • FNR, false negative rate; FPR, false positive rate; N, number; Sens, sensitivity; Spec, specificity.