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What does PPV stand for?

PPV stands for Positive Predictive Value (parameter of diagnostic examination in medicine)

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They found that response of the tumour to treatment with PET-CT had a sensitivity (rate of true positives) of 83 percent, specificity (rate of true negatives) of 54 percent, positive predictive value (probability that patients who test positive have the disease) of 31 percent and negative predictive value (probability that patients who test negative do not have the disease) of 92 percent.
Laboratory professionals were specifically trained about the sensitivity, specificity, positive predictive value, and negative predictive value of test methods in relation to sample type, time between symptom onset and specimen collection, and disease prevalence.