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Table 3 Comparison of the specificity of CRP, ESR, D-Dimer in diagnosis of PJI among patients from three different groups

From: The serum level of D-Dimer is not suitable for distinguishing between prosthetic joint infection and aseptic loosening

 True negativeFalse positiveSpecificity
CRP (> 10 mg/L)6550.93
ESR (> 30 mm/h)6190.87
D-Dimer (> 0.85 μg/L)56140.80
  1. F = 5.027, P = 0.081. There are no statistically significant differences when compared specificity of CRP, ESR, D-Dimer in diagnosis of PJI among patients from three different groups