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Table 3 A comparison of the sensitivities of Simtomax, IgA-TTG and IgA-EMA in group 2

From: ‘Pre-endoscopy point of care test (Simtomax- IgA/IgG-Deamidated Gliadin Peptide) for coeliac disease in iron deficiency anaemia: diagnostic accuracy and a cost saving economic model’

  Sensitivity, % (95 % CI) Specificity, % (95 % CI) PPV, % (95 % CI) NPV, % (95 % CI)
Simtomax 100 (86.8–100.0) 82.2 (73.7–89.0) 57.8 (42.2–72.3) 100 (95.9–100.0)
IgA-TTG 96.2 (80.4–99.9) 91.5 (84.5–96.4) 73.5 (55.6–87.1) 99.0 (94.5–100.0)
IgA-EMA 84.6 (65.1–95.6) 99.1 (94.9–100.0) 95.7 (78.1–99.9) 96.4 (91.0–99.0)