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Sensitivity and Specificity

"Sensitivity and Specificity" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

MeSH information
Binary classification measures to assess test results. Sensitivity or recall rate is the proportion of true positives. Specificity is the probability of correctly determining the absence of a condition. (From Last, Dictionary of Epidemiology, 2d ed)


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This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Sensitivity and Specificity" by people in the URMC Research Network by year, and whether "Sensitivity and Specificity" was a major or minor topic of these publication.