Comparison of accuracy measures of two screening tests for gestational diabetes mellitus.

@article{Leeuwen2007ComparisonOA,
  title={Comparison of accuracy measures of two screening tests for gestational diabetes mellitus.},
  author={Marsha van Leeuwen and Egbert J. K. Zweers and Brent C. Opmeer and Evert van Ballegooie and Henk G. ter Brugge and Harold Wessel de Valk and Ben Willem Mol and Gerard Hille Adriaan Visser},
  journal={Diabetes care},
  year={2007},
  volume={30 11},
  pages={
          2779-84
        }
}
OBJECTIVE To compare the accuracy measures of the random glucose test and the 50-g glucose challenge test as screening tests for gestational diabetes mellitus (GDM). RESEARCH DESIGN AND METHODS In this prospective cohort study, pregnant women without preexisting diabetes in two perinatal centers in the Netherlands underwent a random glucose test and a 50-g glucose challenge test between 24 and 28 weeks of gestation. If one of the screening tests exceeded predefined threshold values, the 75-g… CONTINUE READING
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