Table. 4.

Results of leukocyturia ME in two groups

  StripAutomatic sediment urinalysis (counts/HPF)ME (counts/HPF)Total

<5≥5
Group (A)*
 Negative<1 or 1–49114105
 1+, 2+, 3+≥502020
 Total9134125
Grooup (B)
 Negative≥58917
 1+, 2+, 3+<1 or 1–44812
 Total121729

Abbreviations: ME, microscopic examination; HPF, high power field.

(A) Concordant results validated by ME: κ coefficient (95% confidence interval) 0.675 (0.524–0.826); false negativity 13.3%; false positivity 0.0%; sensitivity 100%; specificity 58.8%.

(B) Discordant results: κ coefficient 0.129.

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