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rate

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a. a price or charge with reference to a standard or scale
b. (as modifier): a rate card
2. a charge made per unit for a commodity, service, etc.
3. a wage calculated against a unit of time

rate

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The amount of change of some quantity during a time interval divided by the length of the time interval.
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The concordance rate for the reference diagnoses positive for malignancy and negative for malignancy was not statistically significant when stratified by preparation type.
The sensitivity, specificity, and positive, negative, and overall concordance rate for HER2/neu IHC were calculated by using the FISH assay as the gold standard and excluding the IHC 2+ and equivocal FISH cases.
The ASCO/CAP guidelines discourage the use of equivocal cases during validation studies because those cases are not expected to be 95% concordant and would, therefore, cause increased the difficulty in achieving an acceptable concordance rate.
Wallace's presentation will review the results of the multicenter Phase 2 and Phase 3 Lymphoseek clinical trials that demonstrated significantly high concordance rates versus vital blue dye and rapid lymph node uptake permitting earlier, typically immediate, lymphoscintigraphy imaging.
The aim of the validation study is to achieve a high concordance rate between diagnoses made using glass versus digital slides.
A survey carried out in 1999 reported a true positive concordance rate between animal and human data of 71% for rodent and non-rodent species (63% for non-rodents and 43% for rodents alone).
In fact, the best performance of any of the slide challenges was by cytotechnologists on slide challenges with herpes simplex virus infection, at a concordance rate of 90.
In the Phase 2 study, an overall concordance rate of 94% was achieved for the lymph node being identified with both Lymphoseek and the vital blue dyes.
For each tumor sample, the per-specimen concordance rate was calculated as the proportion of raters who provided a classification that was the same as that of the reference evaluation.
A similar concordance rate of 94% was established by Neoprobe and FDA as the primary efficacy objective for the Phase 3 trial, NEO3-05.