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Mesh term Sensitivity and Specificity

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Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)

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Limit of Detection
Predictive Value of Tests
ROC Curve
Signal-To-Noise Ratio

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