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Table 3 Prognostic value of serum lactate for in-hospital mortality and SSIs

From: Elevated serum lactate as a predictor of outcomes in patients following major abdominal surgery at a tertiary hospital in Uganda

Characteristic
(serum lactate for)
Sensitivity (%) Specificity (%) Positive predictive value (%) Negative predictive value (%)
In-hospital mortality 35.29 96.26 60.00 90.35
SSIs 94.40 54.30 26.20 98.20