Comparing two binary diagnostic tests in the presence of verification bias


The comparison of the accuracy of two binary diagnostic tests has traditionally required knowledge of the real state of the disease in all of the patients in the sample via the application of a gold standard. In practice, the gold standard is not always applied to all patients, which gives rise to the problem of partial verification of the disease. In this… (More)
DOI: 10.1016/j.csda.2005.01.006

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