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Table 2 Diagnostic accuracy of multisite pooled testing for chlamydia and gonorrhoea

From: Diagnostic accuracy of pooling urine, anorectal, and oropharyngeal specimens for the detection of Chlamydia trachomatis and Neisseria gonorrhoeae: a systematic review and meta-analysis

  Chlamydia (N=5891) Gonorrhoea (N=6565)
Pooled sensitivity 93.1% [95% CI 90.5−95.0, I2=43.3, p<0.001] 94.1% [95% CI 90.9−96.3, I2=68.4, p<0.001]
Pooled specificity 99.4% [95% CI 99.0−99.6, I2=52.9, p<0.001] 99.6% [95% CI 99.1−99.8, I2=83.6, p<0.001]
Diagnostic odds ratio 2181 [1013−4696] 4190 [1435−12237]
Positive likelihood ratio 152 [88−263] 246 [102−593]
Negative likelihood ratio 0.07 [0.05−0.10] 0.06 [0.04−0.09]
Inverse negative likelihood ratio 14 [10−20] 17 [11−27]
  1. 95% CI 95% confidence intervals