Table 7.1Summary of sensitivity, specificity and relative risk of included studies evaluating CRP

StudyCRP cut-off (mg/litre)Sensitivity (%)Specificity (%)Relative risk
Galetto-Lacour178a4079796.1
Galetto-Lacour178a40897512.75
Carrol1663081893.79
Thayyil167507568.75.23
Kohli16840958633.5
Pulliam16970799113
Isaacman1704463815.0
Fernandez17127.563.584.21.97
Gendrel1722073885.43
Lembo1731080552.3
Moulin174b6069.8521.94
Moulin174b2088.4402.14
a

Galetto-Lacour et al. produced two papers from the same data set

b

Moulin et al. performed analysis at two CRP cut-off values

From: 7, Management by the paediatric specialist

Cover of Feverish Illness in Children
Feverish Illness in Children: Assessment and Initial Management in Children Younger than 5 Years.
NICE Clinical Guidelines, No. 47.
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London (UK): RCOG Press; 2007 May.
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