Table 3

Diagnostic capability of available protocols in detecting COVID-19 among trauma patients

ProtocolsRT-PCRSensitivity (%)Specificity (%)
+ve (n=30)−ve (n=610)
WHOSuspicious4013.3100
Non-suspicious26610
MOHMESuspicious7123.399
Non-suspicious23609
ECDC (possible)Suspicious286493.389.5
Non-suspicious2546
ECDC (probable)Suspicious7123.399
Non-suspicious23609
Our stepwise triage systemSuspicious285993.390.3
Non-suspicious2551
  • ECDC, European Centre for Disease Control and Prevention; MOHME, Iranian Ministry of Health and Medical Education; RT-PCR, reverse transcription-polymerase chain reaction; +ve, positive; −ve, negative.