What is the role of alpha-defensin in the diagnosis of periprosthetic joint infections (PJIs)?

Authors: Stergios Lazarinis, Carl Deirmengian, Hannah Eriksson
RECOMMENDATION: Measurement of alpha-defensin in synovial fluid is a complement to existing diagnostic tests for PJIs.
LEVEL OF EVIDENCE: Moderate
DELEGATE VOTE: Agree: 82%, Disagree: 14%, Abstain: 4% (Super Majority, Strong Consensus)

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