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Table 3 Sensitivity, specificity, positive and negative predictive values data of the combination of cytological and microbiological examinations from cytobrush (CB) and endometrial biopsy (EB)

From: Comparison of the biopsy and cytobrush techniques for diagnosis of subclinical endometritis in mares

  Histology positive Histology negative Sum Sensitivity Specificity Positive predictive value Negative predictive value
Microbiology and cytology of EB positive 51 12 63 0.91 0.54 0.81 0.74
Microbiology and cytology of EB negative 5 14 19     
Sum 56 26 82     
Microbiology and cytology of CB positive 48 8 56 0.86 0.69 0.86 0.69
Microbiology and cytology of CB negative 8 18 26     
Sum 56 26 82