Table 4IgE blood test - test accuracy

Base valueMidpointLower valueUpper value
Sensitivity96.6%61%25%97%
Specificity62.4%69%38%100%

From: Appendix 3.1, IgE-mediated food allergy – Cost effectiveness analysis

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Food Allergy in Children and Young People: Diagnosis and Assessment of Food Allergy in Children and Young People in Primary Care and Community Settings.
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