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Publication Name World Journal of Orthopedics
Manuscript ID 47803
Country/Territory Netherlands
2019-03-25 05:29
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ISSN 2218-5836 (online)
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Category Orthopedics
Manuscript Type Retrospective Cohort Study
Article Title Good accuracy of the alpha-defensin lateral flow test for hip periprosthetic joint infection: A pilot study in a retrospective cohort of 52 patients
Manuscript Source Unsolicited Manuscript
All Author List Jesse WP Kuiper, Pieter Pander and Stan J Vos
Author(s) ORCID Number
Jesse WP Kuiper http://orcid.org/0000-0002-4173-4786
Pieter Pander http://orcid.org/0000-0002-9300-2421
Stan J Vos http://orcid.org/0000-0001-8890-1409
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Corresponding author Jesse WP Kuiper, MD, MSc, Doctor, Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Noordwest Ziekenhuisgroep, Wilhelminalaan 12, Alkmaar 1815 JD, Netherlands. jwp.kuiper@gmail.com
Keywords Periprosthetic; Arthroplasty; Replacement; Hip; Infection; Periprosthetic joint infection
Core Tip The alpha-defensin lateral flow (ADLF) test is a new diagnostic tool for periprosthetic joint infection (PJI). We evaluated a cohort of 52 patients that underwent aspiration of hip arthroplasty to assess test accuracy. Using Musculoskeletal Infection Society criteria, sensitivity was 100% (CI: 54%-100%) and specificity was 89% (CI: 76%-96%). Using European Bone and Joint Infection Society criteria, sensitivity was lower (71%, CI: 42%-92%) and specificity was higher (97%, CI: 86%-100%), Using 2018 International Consensus Meeting criteria, sensitivity was 91% (62%-100%) and specificity 100% (91%-100%). The results in this cohort are comparable to previous studies.
Publish Date 2020-01-09 01:51
Citation Kuiper JWP, Pander P, J Vos SJ. Good accuracy of the alpha-defensin lateral flow test for hip periprosthetic joint infection: A pilot study in a retrospective cohort of 52 patients. World J Orthop 2020; 11(1): 36-46
Url https://www.wjgnet.com/2218-5836/full/v11/i1/36.htm
DOI https://dx.doi.org/10.5312/wjo.v11.i1.36
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