Detection of prosthetic joint infection by use of PCR-electrospray ionization mass spectrometry applied to synovial fluid

Dante P. Melendez, James R. Uhl, Kerryl E. Greenwood-Quaintance, Arlen D. Hanssen, Rangarajan Sampath, Robin Patel

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Abstract

PCR coupled with electrospray ionization mass spectrometry applied to synovial fluid specimens had an 81% sensitivity and a 95% specificity for the diagnosis of prosthetic joint infection.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)2202-2205
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Clinical Microbiology
Volume52
Issue number6
DOIs
StatePublished - 2014

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Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry
Synovial Fluid
Joints
Polymerase Chain Reaction
Infection

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Detection of prosthetic joint infection by use of PCR-electrospray ionization mass spectrometry applied to synovial fluid. / Melendez, Dante P.; Uhl, James R.; Greenwood-Quaintance, Kerryl E.; Hanssen, Arlen D.; Sampath, Rangarajan; Patel, Robin.

In: Journal of Clinical Microbiology, Vol. 52, No. 6, 2014, p. 2202-2205.

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Melendez, Dante P. ; Uhl, James R. ; Greenwood-Quaintance, Kerryl E. ; Hanssen, Arlen D. ; Sampath, Rangarajan ; Patel, Robin. / Detection of prosthetic joint infection by use of PCR-electrospray ionization mass spectrometry applied to synovial fluid. In: Journal of Clinical Microbiology. 2014 ; Vol. 52, No. 6. pp. 2202-2205.
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