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Hui C, Neto G, Tsertsvadze A, et al. Diagnosis and Management of Febrile Infants (0–3 Months). Rockville (MD): Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (US); 2012 Mar. (Evidence Report/Technology Assessments, No. 205.)

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Appendix GQuality Assessment of Included Studies

Appendix G lists all of the questions and answers and tabulated total score for each included study using the Quality Assessment of Diagnostic Accuracy Studies (QUADAS) tool.

Table 1Quality assessment on all QUADAS questions for each included study

Study IDQ1. Spectrum of patientsQ2. Selection criteriaQ3. Ref stand & index test length of timeQ4. Ref stand vs. index test period of timeQ5. Reference standard?Q6. Same ref. standard?Q7. Ref. stand independent of index testQ8. Details of index test describedQ9. ReplicationQ10. Index test interpreted without knowledge of RSQ11. Ref. stand interpreted without knowledge of RSQ12. Same Clinical Data AvailableQ13. Uninterpretable Test Results ReportedQ14. Withdrawals ExplainedTotal Score
Andreola B, (2007)25YesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNot clearYes12
Bachur R, (2001) 36YesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNot clearNot clearYesNot clearNot clear8
Bachur RG, (2001)1YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clear12
Baker MD, (1990)54YesnoYesNot clearYesYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesNono8
Baker MD, (1993)55YesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNot clearNot clearYesYesYes11
Baker MD, (1999)56YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYes13
Baker MD, (1999)57YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes14
Baskin (1992)58YesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNot clearNot clearYesYesYes11
Berkowitz CD, (1985)37Not clearYesNot clearNot clearNoNot clearNot clearNoYesNot clearNot clearYesNot clearNot clear3
Bilavsky E, (2008)15Not clearNot clearYesNot clearNot clearYesNot clearNoNoNot clearYesNot clearNoNo3
Bilavsky E, (2009)26YesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesYesYesYesNot clearYesNot clearNoNot clear8
Bilavsky E, (2010)38YesYesYesNot clearNoYesYesYesNot clearNot clearNot clearYesYesYes9
Bilavsky E, (2008)74Not clearYesNot clearNot clearYesNot clearNot clearNoNoNot clearNot clearNot clearNot clearYes3
Bonadio WA, (1991)16YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearYesYesNot clearYes12
Bonadio WA, (1992)40YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesNot clearNot clear10
Bonadio WA, (1993)60YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearYes13
Bonadio WA, (1994)17Not clearYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesNot clearNot clear9
Bonadio WA. (1987)39YesYesNot clearNot clearYesYesNot clearNoYesNot clearNot clearYesNot clearYes7
Bonsu BK, (2003)41Not clearYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNot clearNot clearYesNot clearYes9
Bonsu BK, (2007)42YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNot clearNot clear11
Bressan S, (2010)43NoYesYesNot clearNoYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearNot clearNoYes7
Brik R, (1997)61Not clearYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYes12
Broner CW, (1990)2Not clearYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNot clearYesNot clearNot clear9
Brown L, (2005)44Not clearNot clearYesNot clearNoNot clearNot clearNoNoNot clearNot clearYesNot clearYes3
Byington CL, (1999)75YesYesYesYesYesYesNoNoNoYesNot clearYesNot clearYes8
Byington CL, (2004)62YesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNot clearYesNot clearNo9
Caspe WB, (1983)3YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNot clearYesNot clearYes11
Caviness AC, (2008)45YesYesYesNot clearNoYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesNono8
Chen C-J, (2009)81YesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesYesNoYesNot clearNot clearNot clearNoNot clear6
Chiu CH, (1994)82NoYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNot clearNot clearNot clearYesYes9
Chiu CH, (1997)63YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesYesYes12
Condra CS, (2010)4NoYesYesNot clearNoYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearNoNoYes7
Crain EF, (1982)19YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearYesNot clearNot clear11
Crain EF, (1988)5NoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesNot clearNot clear9
Crain EF, (1990)6YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clear12
Dagan R, (1985)7Not clearYesYesYesYesYesNot clearNoNoNot clearNot clearYesNot clearNot clear6
Dagan R, (1988)8YesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesYesYes11
Dayan PS, (2002)46YesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNot clearYesYesNoYes11
Ferrera PC, (1997)64YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearYesNot clearYes12
Garra G, (2005)65YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearNo12
Gomez B, (2010)9YesYesYesNot clearNoYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesNoYes9
Herr SM, (2001)10YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearYes13
Hoberman A, (1993)47YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesNot clearYes11
Hsiao AL,(2006)32YesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYes12
Jaskiewicz JA, (1994)66Not clearNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearYesYesYes10
Jordan I, (2009)71YesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesYesNot clearNoNot clearNot clearYesNoNot clear6
Kadish HA, (2000)67YesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNot clearYes12
Kaplan RL, (2000) 68YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearYes13
King JC, Jr., (1987)20Not clearYesNot clearYesYesYesNoYesNoNot clearNot clearYesNot clearNot clear6
Kuppermann N, (1997)76YesYesYesNot clearYesNot clearNot clearNoYesNot clearNot clearYesNot clearYes7
Levine DA, (2004)83NoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesNoYes11
Lin DS, (2000) 48YesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesYesNot clearNot clearYesNot clearYes10
Maniaci V, (2008)49YesYesYesYesNoYesYesYesYesYesNot clearYesNoYes11
Marom R, (2007)11YesNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesNot clearYes10
McCarthy CA, (1990)72noYesNot clearNot clearNot clearvYesYesnoNot clearNot clearYesnono5
Meehan WP, (2008)51YesYesYesNot clearNoYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesNoYes9
Mintegi S, (2009)21Not clearNot clearNot clearNot clearNoNot clearNot clearYesNoNot clearNot clearYesNoYes3
Olaciregui E, I, (2009)52YesYesYesNot clearNoYesYesYesYesNot clearYesYesNoYes10
Pantell RH, (2004)12YesYesYesNot clearYesNot clearYesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesYesYes10
Reardon JM, (2009)53Not clearNoYesNot clearNoYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNoNot clear8
Rittichier KR, (2005)77NoYesYesYesYesYesYesNoYesNot clearNot clearYesNot clearNot clear8
Rosenberg N, (1985)22Not clearYesYesYesYesNoNoYesNoNot clearNot clearYesNot clearNot clear6
Rudinsky SL, (2009)35YesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesNoNo8
Schwartz S, (2009)13YesYesYesNot clearNoYesYesYesYesNoNot clearYesNoYes9
Shin SH, (2009)84YesYesYesNot clearNot clearYesYesNoYesNot clearYesNot clearNoNot clear7
Smitherman HF, (2005)78NoYesYesYesYesYesNot clearNoYesNot clearNot clearYesNot clearYes8
Stanley R, (2005)23YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearYesYesYesYes13
Titus MO, (2003)79NoYesYesYesYesYesNot clearNoYesNot clearNot clearYesNot clearNo7
Wasserman GM, (1990)14YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYes14
Watt K, (2010)73YesYesYesNot clearYesNot clearYesYesYesNot clearYesYesNoNo9
Wolff M, (2009)24YesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesYesNot clearNot clearNot clearNoYes10


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