The positive, negative and overall agreements

06:55 Feb 13, 2019
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WBC comparison study in Peripheral Blood

A comparison study was conducted at one site with 3 operators

The positive, negative and overall agreement (95% confidence interval within brackets) for the individual morphologies was calculated according to CLSI document H20-A2

Results from a comparison study for WBCs in Peripheral Blood

Table:

Cell class Overall Agreement (%) Positive Agreement (%) Negative Agreement (%) Number of samples

Segmented
neutrophils

Band
neutrophils

Lymphocytes


How are they defined? What do "positive/nagative/overall mean?

Please could anybody give some insights into this? Your help is much appreciated! Thank you.
Chinh Chu
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4Cases with a common circumstance, cases with no common circumstance and total number of cases analyz
Andrea Pilenso
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Henk Sanderson

  

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the positive, negative and overall agreements
Cases with a common circumstance, cases with no common circumstance and total number of cases analyz


Explanation:
https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/method of agreeme...

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Note added at 14 days (2019-02-27 12:05:12 GMT)
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Cases with a common circumstance, cases with no common circumstance and total number of cases analyzed


    https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/method%20of%20agreement
    https://mechanism.ucsd.edu/~mitch/teaching/w10/phil12/lectures/Phil12_W10_Mill's_methods(2-22-2010).pdf
Andrea Pilenso
Brazil
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Reference information:
https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0093691X1...

Henk Sanderson
Netherlands
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