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Sarcoidosis: Likelihood Ratios

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Good Positive and Negative Likelihood Ratios

Finding +LR-LR Comments, Study
Serum Angiotensin Converting Enzyme Edit 3.60.5

compared to normal controls as well as patients with TB and other inflammatory conditions

Study: Q J Med. 1985 Jun;55(218):253-70. PMID: 2991971

Poorly Diagnostic Findings

Finding +LR-LR Comments, Study
Transbronchial Biopsy Edit Sensitivity = 50%

another study had sensitivity of 75%. The extent of pulmonary parenchymal disease seems to correlate with positive biopsies.

Study: Thorax. 2009;64(5):436. PMID 19213774

Monaldi Arch Chest Dis. 1997 Aug;52(4):324-9. PMID 9401359