Is there a role for synovial fluid leukocyte esterase strip testing in the diagnosis of shoulder periprosthetic joint injection (PJI)?

Authors: Joseph Iannoti, Victor Naula, Eric Ricchetti
RECOMMENDATION: Given the current evidence, there is no role for synovial fl uid leukocyte esterase (LE) strip testing in the diagnosis of shoulder PJI.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Limited
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 100%, Disagree: 0%, Abstain: 0% (Unanimous, Strongest Consensus)

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