Table 2

Overall sensitivity and specificity of anti-centromere antibodies by indirect immunofluorescence in diagnosis of CREST [40]

CREST versus:

Sensitivity (%)

Specificity (%)


Normal controls

65

99.9

Other connective tissue diseases

61

98

Primary Raynaud's phenomenon

60

83

SSc

61

84


Ho and Reveille Arthritis Res Ther 2003 5:80-93   doi:10.1186/ar628