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Table 9 Sensitivity and specificity of orthopaedic tests for meningitis

From: Accuracy of spinal orthopaedic tests: a systematic review

Authors No. of Subjects Test Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) QUADAS Score
Thomas et al [24] 297 Kernig 5* 95*  
    9** 96** 7
    0*** 95***  
   Brudzinski 5* 95*  
    9** 96**  
    25** 96**  
  1. * = suspected meningitis; ** = moderate meningitis; *** = severe meningitis