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Table 3 Performance of the API and BAT in predicting the outcome of children with wheezing episodes

From: Utility of basophil activation test for predicting the outcome of wheezing in children: a pilot study

Predictors Sensitivity Specificity PPV NPV LR+ LR-
API 88.9 45.5 80.0 62.5 1.63 0.24
CD63-based BAT 85.2 50.0 71.8 69.2 1.70 0.30
  1. API Asthma Predictive Index, PPV Positive predictive value, NPV Negative predictive value, LR+ Positive likelihood ratio, LR- Negative likelihood ratio