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Table 2 Accuracy of different methods for analyzing repeated instances of arrays (n = 2).

From: Robust methods for accurate diagnosis using pan-microbiological oligonucleotide microarrays

  Recall (sensitivity) Specificity Positive predicting value (precision) Negative predicting value
Probe count 100% (0.0%) 95.1% (1.7%) 2.7% (0.7%) 100% (0.0%)
Probe count w/threshold 100% (0.0%) 95.6% (1.6%) 3.0% (0.4%) 100% (0.0%)
Probe ratio 100% (0.0%) 98.6% (0.2%) 6.5% (1.0%) 100% (0.0%)
Probe ratio w/threshold 100% (0.0%) 99.3% (0.1%) 9.3% (0.7%) 100% (0.0%)
Log transform ranking 100% (0.0%) 99.9% (0.1%) 59.7% (9.8%) 100% (0.0%)
Hypergeometric (proposed method) 100% (0.0%) 100% (0.0%) 100% (0.0%) 100% (0.0%)
  1. Average value and standard deviation for all samples are shown. Best values of accuracy scores are bolded in each category.