Periprosthetic infection diagnosis. Part 1: serology

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Periprosthetic joint infection continues to be a challenging problem. The demand for total joint arthroplasty is increasing, and the burden of such infections is increasing even more rapidly, and they pose a great problem due to economic reasons and poor outcomes. This review describes the current knowledge regarding diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infection with testing erythrocyte sedimentation rate, serum C-reactive protein, Interleukin-6 and some other novel approaches.

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A. P. Sereda

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

Author for correspondence.
Russian Federation

G. M. Kavalersky

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

Russian Federation

V. Y. Murylev

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

Russian Federation

Y. A. Rukin

I.M. Sechenov First Moscow State Medical University

Russian Federation


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