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Sensitivity and specificity

sensitivity and specificity

measures for assessing the results of diagnostic and screening tests. Sensitivity represents the proportion of truly diseased persons in a screened population who are identified as being diseased by the test. It is a measure of the probability of correctly diagnosing a condition. Specificity is the proportion of truly nondiseased persons who are so identified by the screening test. It is a measure of the probability of correctly identifying a nondiseased person.


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looking for ciz1 specifically affects sensitivity?

... question is that if someone tries to detect ciz1 only will the sensitivity or specificity rise or fall? I'm sorry I sound a bit "stupid".

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by mohnish01
Wed Mar 05, 2014 3:01 pm
 
Forum: Molecular Biology
Topic: looking for ciz1 specifically affects sensitivity?
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Re: 'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.

... book by Lee Spetner? We see then that the mutation reduces the specificity of the ribosome protein and that means a loss of genetic information. ... resistance to the antibiotic, it is more correct to say that is lost sensitivity to it. ... All point mutations that have been studied on the ...

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by Forests
Sun Oct 07, 2012 7:55 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.
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Re: 'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.

... We see then that the mutation reduces the specificity of the ribosome protein and that means a loss of genetic information. ... resistance to the antibiotic, it is more correct to say that is lost sensitivity to it. ... All point mutations that have been studied on the ...

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by Cat
Sun Oct 07, 2012 3:35 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.
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Views: 8341

'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.

... We see then that the mutation reduces the specificity of the ribosome protein and that means a loss of genetic information. ... resistance to the antibiotic, it is more correct to say that is lost sensitivity to it. ... All point mutations that have been studied on the ...

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by jinx25
Sun Oct 07, 2012 1:21 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: 'Evolution'-the most retarded myth ever.
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Help with some more questions

... and biochemical tests). Consider the need for a pure culture, the specificity of the tests and the sensitivity of the tests (i.e. how many cells can be detected)? Ok i dont know what a nucleic ...

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by djiang87
Sun Nov 08, 2009 2:45 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Help with some more questions
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