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Table 3 Rate of positive Point-of-care Test and Celiac disease found according to personnel performing the test

From: A Point-of-Care test for facing the burden of undiagnosed celiac disease in the Mediterranean area: a pragmatic design study

      Rate per thousand
Country Persons (and No.) performing test Subjects tested POCT + (PPV) CD POCT + CD
ITALY Family (39) pediatricians 3559 111 (16%) 17 31.18 4.77
SLOVENIA Nurse (1) 1480 18 (33%) 7 12.16 4.72
Student (2)
Pediatrician (1)  
TURKEY Pediatrician (2) Nurse (1) 771 2* (N.A.) 1 2.59 1.30
  1. *1 patient was not referred to Center to undergo conventional serology and histology and thus PPV was Not Available (NA).
  2. CD: Celiac Disease.
  3. POCT: Point-of-Care Test.