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Table 2 Sensitivity and specificity measures in Series I (both dogs together)

From: Cancer odor in the blood of ovarian cancer patients: a retrospective study of detection by dogs during treatment, 3 and 6 months afterward

  Estimate      95% CI
   Lower Upper
Sensitivity 0.976 0.908 0.995
Specificity 0.995 0.980 0.999
For any particular test result, the probability that it will be:
Positive 0.166 0.135 0.202
Negative 0.833 0.797 0.864
For any particular positive test result, the probability that it is:
True positive 0.976 0.908 0.995
False positive 0.023 0.004 0.091
For any particular negative test result, the probability that it is:
True negative 0.995 0.980 0.999
False negative 0.004 0.000 0.0190