PEER Liberia Project

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Department of Medicine, Division of Infectious Diseases and Immunology

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Clinical Epidemiology | Diagnosis | Family Medicine | Infectious Disease | Medical Education


This presentation provides an overview of lab values in research from a clinical research perspective. Presentation goals include: Discuss sensitivity and specificity; Discuss predictive value; Reviews Type I and Type II error; Consider reliability and validity.


lab tests, values, sensitivity and specificity, predictive value, error, reliability, validity

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Copyright 2019 The Author

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PEER Liberia Research Training Workshop III


Presented at the PEER Liberia Research Training Workshop III, August 12-15, 2019, JFK Medical Center, Monrovia, Liberia.



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