Table 2

Sensitivity and specificity of clinical algorithms published since 2006

Sensitivity, %Specificity, %Demonstration of MSU crystals in cases
Mexico, 201030
Vazquez-Mellado et al960.970.95Yes
Taylor et al67
 Less than 2 years0.870.66Yes
 More than 2 years0.980.34Yes
Jatuworapruk et al97
 Less than 2 years0.880.81Yes
 More than 2 years0.990.3Yes
Netherlands, 201026Yes
Taylor et al67
 Less than 2 years0.870.75Yes
 More than 2 years0.960.47Yes
Jatuworapruk et al97
 Less than 2 years0.730.85Yes
 More than 2 years0.910.5Yes
Paris, 2015290.880.93Yes
ACR/Eular, 201528
 Clinical only0.850.78Yes
 Full set (with imaging)0.920.89Yes
  • MSU, monosodium urate.