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Sensitivity and Specificity Calculator

Purpose:

To determine the sensitivity and specificity required for a positive test result to give a post-test probability for a pre-test probability.

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Description:

The sensitivity (S) and specificity (E) required to achieve a given post-test probability for a specified pre-test probability can be calculated by rearranging the expressions for Baye's theorem.

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