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Clinical Study

Hematological Indices for Differential Diagnosis of Beta Thalassemia Trait and Iron Deficiency Anemia

Table 4

Sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value (PPV), negative predictive value (NPV), and Youden’s index of twelve indices to discriminate between β-TT and IDA in 290 children.

IndicesSensitivity (%) Specificity (%) PPV (%) NPV (%) Youden’s index

Mentzer
β-TT98.782.386.398.281
 IDA82.398.798.286.3
RBC count
β-TT94.870.578.492.365.3
 IDA70.594.892.378.4
RDWI
β-TT83.176.4808059.5
 IDA76.483.18080
Shine and Lal
β-TT10010.25510010.2
 IDA10.210010055
Srivastava
β-TT85.77277.681.657.7
 IDA7285.781.677.6
Green and King
β-TT83.173.577.679.356.6
 IDA73.583.179.377.6
Sirdah
β-TT85.779.482.58365
 IDA79.485.78382.5
Ehsani
β-TT94.873.580.292.568.3
 IDA73.594.892.580.2
England and Fraser
β-TT66.285.383.66951.4
 IDA85.366.26983.6
Ricerca
β-TT10014.75710014.7
 IDA14.710010057
MDHL
β-TT7658.876.66934.8
 IDA58.8766976.6
MCHD
β-TT77.927.95552.75.8
 IDA27.977.952.755

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