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Table 3 Performance of the lamellar bodies count to predict the absence of clinical respiratory distress syndrome among all women

From: Predicting lung maturity in preterm rupture of membranes via lamellar bodies count from a vaginal pool: a cohort study

  Sensitivity Specificity PPV* NPV†
LBC ≥ 28,000 72% 100% 100% 43%
LBC ≤ 8,000 98% 0% 82% 0%
  1. *PPV = positive predictive value
  2. †NPV = negative predictive value