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Table 4 Sensitivity and specificity as cutoff value of procalcitonin for the diagnosis of sepsis syndrome of maxillofacial infection

From: Clinical utility of procalcitonin in severe odontogenic maxillofacial infection

Cutoff value, ng/mL Sensitivity, % 95% CI Specificity, % 95% CI
> 0.40 83.33 58.6–96.4 83.33 68.6–93.0
> 0.50 83.33 58.6–96.4 85.71 71.5–94.6
> 0.87 77.78 52.4–93.6 95.24 83.8–99.4
> 2.00 72.22 46.5–90.3 95.24 83.8–99.4