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Table 3 Predictive performance for each diagnosis or score

From: Addition of lactic acid levels improves the accuracy of quick sequential organ failure assessment in predicting mortality in surgical patients with complicated intra-abdominal infections: a retrospective study

Variable Sensitivity Specificity AUROC
Lactate, % 72 (58–83) 60 (55–64) 0.659 (0.581–0.736)
SIRS, % 98 (89–100) 23 (19–27) 0.672 (0.599–0.745)
qSOFA, % 46 (32–60) 86 (83–90) 0.717 (0.673–0.758)
qSOFA + lactate, % 72 (60–85) 73 (68–77) 0.754 (0.712–0.793)
Full SOFA, % 82 (71–93) 56 (51–61) 0.795 (0.755–0.831)
  1. SIRS systemic inflammatory response syndrome, qSOFA quick sequential organ failure assessment, SOFA sequential organ failure assessment, AUROC area under the receiver operating characteristic curve
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