Table 1

Classification of likelihood of neuropathy based on neurological symptoms and quantitative sensory testing (QST)

QST scoreSymptom scoreClassification
Symptom score, number of symptoms derived from responses to neuropathy symptoms questionnaire; QST score, number of thresholds outside normal limits for hot, cold, or vibration.
0<1No neuropathy
0≥1Possible neuropathy
≥1<1Possible neuropathy
≥11 or 1.5Probable neuropathy
≥1≥2Definite neuropathy