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Repartition of 41 cases of IE in children according to von Reyn, Duke, and modified Duke criteria.
von Reyn, Duke, and Modified Duke Classification*
↵* Adapted from von Reyn et al,1 Durack et al,4 and Li et al.8
Definition of Clinical Criteria of the Duke Classification With Addition of the Modified Duke Criteria (in Boldface)
Characteristics of the 10 Negative BC Cases
D indicates definite IE; P, probable IE; veget, vegetation; regur, new valvular regurgitation; pred, predisposition; f, fever; and immuno, immunologic phenomena.
Difference Between Definite and Possible Diagnosis of IE Using the Modified Duke Criteria
NS indicates not significant.
↵* Specificity: 100%; sensitivity: 79.2%; positive predictive value: 100%.
↵† Specificity: 20%; sensitivity: 97.2%; positive predictive value: 89.7%.
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