Table 3C.

Characteristics of Diagnostic Tests for UTI—Summarizing Diagnostic Characteristics of Each Test

TestSensitivity RangeSensitivity MedianSensitivity MeanSpecificity RangeSpecificity MedianSpecificity Mean
Leukocyte esterase67 –94848364 –927778
Nitrite15 –82585390 –1009998
Blood25 –64534760 –898578
Protein40 –55535067 –847776
Microscopy, leukocytes32 –100787345 –988781
Microscopy, bacteria16 –99888111 –1009383
LE or nitrite90 –100929358 –917072
Any positive test on urine analysis99 –10010099.860 –926370