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What does LR+ stand for?

LR+ stands for Positive Likelihood Ratio

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Of four markers studied, inhibin A was the only one associated with the risk of stillbirth after adjustment for the other markers and risk factors known before pregnancy But elevated levels of this marker alone had a positive likelihood ratio of just 5.
The upper bound of the gray zone is defined by the value of the test associated with the minimal positive likelihood ratio (LR+) that allows ruling in the diagnostic hypothesis, and the lower bound by the maximal negative likelihood ratio (LR-) that allows ruling out the diagnostic hypothesis (Fig.