Evaluation of sensitivity and spesitivity as COVID–19 screening method

Nurhesti, Atikah and Solikhah, Solikhah and Nur Djannah, Sitti (2021) Evaluation of sensitivity and spesitivity as COVID–19 screening method. International Journal of Public Health Science (IJPHS), 10 (4). pp. 758-763. ISSN 2252-8806

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Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is caused by the severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2). Antibody rapid test is one of the COVID-19 screening tests that can be used in the community. The accuracy of the rapid antibody methods needs to be appropriately assessed, it is necessary to carry out a diagnostic accuracy study using a pairwise sensitivity and specificity analysis. This research aimed to assess the sensitivity and specificity of COVID-19 rapid tests also assesses positive predictive value (PPV) and negative predictive value (NPV) of the rapid antibody test as a method of screening for COVID-19 in Sleman Regency, Indonesia. In total, 118 respondents who have contact with COVID-19 patients and have symptoms were enrolled in this study. The study was conducted on 118 patients who had been in contact with confirmed COVID-19 118 patients who met the close contact criteria were conducted a rapid antibody test. 64.41% of patients were reactive. Real-time polymerase chain reaction (RT PCR) as a gold standard was also carried out for all patients and 63.56% affirmed positive for COVID-19. The sensitivity value was 97.33%, and the specificity value was 93.02%, while the positive predictive value (NPP) was 96.05%, and the negative predictive value (NPN) was 95.24%. These results meet the minimum recommendations for the screening method.

Item Type: Artikel Umum
Subjects: R Medicine > RA Public aspects of medicine > RA0421 Public health. Hygiene. Preventive Medicine
Divisi / Prodi: Faculty of Public Health (Fakultas Kesehatan Masyarakat) > FKM Doc
Depositing User: Dra Sitti Nur Djannah
Date Deposited: 25 Jan 2022 01:46
Last Modified: 14 May 2022 02:33
URI: http://eprints.uad.ac.id/id/eprint/31900

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