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Table 4 Sensitivity (SEN) and specificity (SPC) of the assessment of wound temperature by palpation

From: Postoperative wound assessment in cattle: How reliable is the back hand palpation?

  HT group LT group Total
SEN 0.43 0.18 0.20
SPC 0.96 0.94 0.96
  1. LT: Group of cows whose measurements were taken at high ambient temperatures (n = 8; 80 measurements);
  2. HT: Group of cows whose measurements were taken at high ambient temperatures (n = 6; 60 measurements)