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Table 4 Diagnostic performance of SUVs for H. pylori infection

From: 18F-FDG uptake in the stomach on screening PET/CT: value for predicting Helicobacter pylori infection and chronic atrophic gastritis

Predictive Indicators AUC Cut-off Sensitivity Specificity 95 % CI of AUC P value
Maximun SUVmax 0.738 3.66 81.1 % 60.8 % 0.635 – 0.841 <0.001
Mean SUVmax 0.793 3.11 81.1 % 72.5 % 0.699 – 0.887 < 0.001
Maximun SUVmean 0.739 3.30 81.1 % 62.7 % 0.636 – 0.841 < 0.001
Mean SUVmean 0.807 2.66 86.5 % 70.6 % 0.715 – 0.898 < 0.001
Diagnostic performance of SUVs for chronic atrophic gastritis
 Maximun SUVmax 0.708 3.42 76.7 % 60.7 % 0.585 – 0.831 0.02
 Mean SUVmax 0.773 2.86 76.7 % 67.9 % 0.671 – 0.875 < 0.001
 Maximun SUVmean 0.709 3.15 75.0 % 64.3 % 0.585 – 0.833 0.02
 Mean SUVmean 0.784 2.57 75.0 % 78.6 % 0.684 – 0.884 < 0.001