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Table. 1.

Ascitic Adenosine Deaminase Activity Cut-off Value for Diagnosis of Tuberculous Peritonitis among Cirrhotic Patients

Study Number (TB/non-TB) Assay method Cut-off value (U/L) Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%)
Hillebrand et al. (1996)16 10/241 NA 7 30 99
Lee et al. (2003)15 8/67 Giusti method 32a 100 97
Liao et al. (2012)20 8/25b Slaats method 27c 100d 93d
Sun et al. (2021)3 17/50 Kinetic enzyme-coupled assay 8.5 65 84
Dahale et al. (2021)18 30/102 Slaats method 39.9 93 94

TB, tuberculosis; NA, not available

aThis was based on the study of Voigt et al. (1989)21; bThis is case-control study sampling; cThis was the lowest value in the tuberculous peritonitis group; dThis index was calculated from the validated cohort by cut-off value from case-control sampling.

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