Sarah J. Lord, MBBS, MS; Les Irwig, MBBCh, PhD; R. John Simes, MBBS, MS, MD
Grant Support: The authors have received funding from the Australian Medical Services Advisory Committee for the development of guidelines for the assessment of diagnostic technologies and National Health and Medical Research Council Program Grants (253602, 402764)
Potential Financial Conflicts of Interest: None disclosed.
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Current Author Addresses: Drs. Lord and Simes: National Health and Medical Research Council Clinical Trials Centre, University of Sydney, 88 Mallett Street, Camperdown NSW, 2050 Australia.
Dr. Irwig: School of Public Health, A27, Edward Ford Building, University of Sydney, NSW 2006 Australia.
Lord SJ, Irwig L, Simes RJ. When Is Measuring Sensitivity and Specificity Sufficient To Evaluate a Diagnostic Test, and When Do We Need Randomized Trials?. Ann Intern Med. 2006;144:850-855. doi: 10.7326/0003-4819-144-11-200606060-00011
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Published: Ann Intern Med. 2006;144(11):850-855.
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