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Table 1 Sensitivity, Specificity, Positive and Negative Predictive Values of C-reactive protein using blood culture as gold standard

From: Prospective evaluation of the usefulness of C-reactive protein in the diagnosis of neonatal sepsis in a sub-Saharan African region

Parameter Formulae Used Result (%)
Sensitivity 134 74.0
  134 + 47  
Specificity 177 74.1
  177 + 62  
Positive predictive value 134 68.4
  134 + 62  
Negative predictive value 177 79.0
  177 + 47