betaDG: The beta-D-Glucan-data

Description

Data on 8 cohort studies inthemeta-analysis inKarageorgopouloset al.(2011). The interes there is to assess beta-D-Glucan as aserum or plasma marker for the presence of invasive fungal infections.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 8 observations on the following 4 variables.

TP

the number of true positives

FN

the number of false negatives

FP

the number of false positives

TN

the number of true negatives

References

Karageorgopoulos DE, Vouloumanou EK, Ntziora F, Michalopoulos A, Rafailidis PI, Falagas ME. (2011) beta-D-Glucan assay for the diagnosis of invasive fungal infections: a meta-analysis. Clinical Infectious Diseases, 52(6):750–770.


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