PMCCPMCCPMCC

Search tips
Search criteria 

Advanced

Logo of nihpaAbout Author manuscriptsSubmit a manuscriptHHS Public Access; Author Manuscript; Accepted for publication in peer reviewed journal;
 
From:
Obstet Gynecol. Author manuscript; available in PMC 2011 June 1.
Published in final edited form as:
Obstet Gynecol. 2010 June; 115(6): 1209–1216.
doi: 10.1097/AOG.0b013e3181e01415

Table 2

Positive and negative predictive value of HSV Rapid PCR in a population with HSV shedding prevalence of 10.8%*

Rapid PCR
Positivity
using 10.8% prevalenceusing 5% prevalence
Cut-offPPVNPVPPVNPV
093.6%99.7%86.5%99.9%
≥5093.6%99.7%86.5%99.9%
≥15096.7%99.6%92.7%99.8%
≥25098.3%99.3%96.1%99.7%
≥500100.0%99.1%100.0%99.6%
*Based on the prevalence previously found among women in labor, and with a prevalence of 5%, based on the rate in our smaller subset.
PPV is positive predictive value, NPV is negative predictive value.